Re: network setup question
On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 20:55 -0700, Kevin Ross wrote:
> On 5/5/2010 6:06 PM, Miles Fidelman wrote:
> > - I have two network /27 network blocks that are NOT contiguous - I
> > use one for each box
> I'm not a networking expert, but this part seems wrong to me. I don't
> think you're supposed to have different subnet addresses on the same
> broadcast domain. If they both had the same subnet address, they would
> then talk to each other over the switch and not touch the router.
Why do you think this, reason I ask is I had a rather long discussion
with a work college about this and I am wondering were this thinking
> Another option is to change the subnet mask so that the mask then allows
careful you might loose connectivity with the router.
> both computers to appear to be on the same subnet. This will have the
> side effect of making other computers that happen to fall within that
> same subnet inaccessible, since the networking layer will think those
> computers are on the same subnet and not attempt to go through the
> router, even though they aren't, and going through the router is required.
> I hope this makes sense.
> -- Kevin