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Re: router using FC4



On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 02:23 +0800, LC wrote:
> >> I am trying to make a router using a FC4. I have 2 NICs in the machine.
> >> Install FC4 using minimium. Eth0 is set to DHCP, connected to an ethernet
> >> modem and ETH1 has IP 192.168.1.1, netmask 255.255.255.0 connected to a
> >> switch. Installation was a success and rebooted the box. Clients machines
> >> are unable to ping 192.168.1.1. But when i unplug the modem and reboot,
> >> clients are ablt to ping 192.168.1.1. I realised if the box booted up 
> >> both
> >> ETH0 and ETH1, clients are able to ping 192.168.1.1. But if i ifdown ETH0
> >> and ifup ETH0, clients are able to get reply from 192.168.1.1.
> >>
> >> Can someone tell me what should I do?
> >
> > Perhaps this is the initscripts bug that causes eth0/eth1 to get
> > assigned to the two cards randomly?
> >
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=187550
> >
> > Try the initscripts package from updates-testing
> 
> 
> Hi Paul,
> 
> Will it help if i use FC5?

Ah, didn't notice you were on FC4. This is an FC5-specific bug, so your
problem is something else. I agree with the other posters that suggested
that eth0 and eth1 should be on different networks through.

Paul.


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