[realtek] Routing: the solution to the 2 SMC 10/100EZ Cards

Patrick May patrick@digitalanatomy.com
Sun, 16 Jul 2000 13:49:59 -0400

> It looks like a routing problem to me.
> Check /proc/net/dev for better device statistics.

You're right.  Sami Yousif wrote with:

> eth0 and eth1 cannot have IP addresses on the same logical
network. If
> they are on the same physical network, and your devices do
not understand
> bonding (see below), then you would also get ping errors
and other wierd
> network problems. The two interfaces can not have ip
addresses on the same
> network ( The
> kernel routing code will not know how to direct packets
for the different
> interfaces.

I deactivated eth0 -- and eth1 is sending and receiving
packets normally..

Now, to test my routing I will set my subnets to be
different (192.168.0.x and 192.168.1.x).

Thank you both for the assistance,
Patrick May