Re: Double Net cards?

Subject: Re: Double Net cards?
From: Vanja Bucic (vanjab@UDel.Edu)
Date: Fri Mar 30 2001 - 16:16:51 MST

Ideally, I would like to be able to use both cards independently - they
would respond only if a request came through them. If I telnet into
eth1, and somebody else telnets through eth0, then we should be
independent - if eth0 or eth1 fails the other one is still working and

On Friday, March 30, 2001, at 06:05 , Bryn Hughes wrote:

> Hi there,
> First of all, go to your /etc/sysconfig/network file and make sure that
> DEFAULT_GATEWAY=eth1 (if that's what you want)
> Secondly, take a look at the output from /sbin/route. This will tell
> you what your box is trying to do.
> If you don't want to use eth0 at all, go to
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts and delete (or rename) ifcfg-eth0. Or
> alternatively open that file and change ONBOOT="yes" to ONBOOT="no".
> Bryn
>> Hi,
>> I just installed an additional net card into my AllInOne Mac.
>> Everything
>> worked fine, or so it looked like.
>> Problem: all network traffic defaults to eth0 built-in BMAC
>> ethernet
>> card. I don't want to use this buggy piece of *. That is why I bought
>> Farallon FastEther 10/100 TX card. How do I bypass the eth0?
>> I tried to just unplug the eth0 cable, but that would also render
>> the
>> eth1 unusable. The packets would come in eth1, but could not go out
>> (probably trying to go out through eth0).
>> How can I make these two cards self sufficient so eth1 doesn't
>> depend on
>> eth0? I want to be able to telnet into this computer in case one of the
>> cards dies (as BMAC does every week)?
>> Thanks.
>> PS( tulip version 0.92, kernel version 2.2.17)

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