Chapter 7, 'Creating the /etc/init.d/ethnet script'
lostdog at drizzle.com
Mon Aug 7 12:02:15 PDT 2000
Since this was brought up due to my situation, I'll chime in here. When I
finished all the setup in the LFS 2.3.7 book, I was able to ping my
windows box which has the same IP, except the last section. When I tried
to ping LFS box from another system outside the 216.162.199.x range, I was
unable to do so, and vice versa.
It wasn't until I searched for help on #LFS that I found out about adding
a gateway. After I entered the appropriate "route" command, everything
was working fine again.
I have DSL coming into the DSL modem/router and that goes into a hub. my
win and linux boxes are plugged directly into the hub, and each have
unique IP addresses.
On Mon, 7 Aug 2000, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > True, but could you mention it either way? anyone that connects throw a
> > Cable/DSL is going to have a gateway, that should be reason enough to
> > just mention it ;)
> The default gateway that pppd sets when a link has been made works
> doesn't it (for me it does but I don't know yet how it works on DSL)
> Gerard Beekmans
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