2 computers, different IP class, problems connecting

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Sat Oct 6 16:12:04 GMT 2001

On Sun, Oct 07, 2001 at 12:39:02AM +0200, Frederik Vanrenterghem wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Oct 2001, Joel Hammer wrote:
> > Have you added the second ip to your /etc/hosts file on the linux box?
> I just did, no change.
> The problem seems to be related to the fact the Linux machine
> doesn't respect its routing. A ping from the linux box to the windows box
> should originate from (over eth0:0), but originates now on
> (over eth0). Similarly, ping requests from to
> aren't answered.
This sound like a network mystery.
I would post:
The output of ifconfig
The output of arp -n
The out of route -n
Have you traceroute'd ping the linux box?
Can you ping your linux box from the linux box using its ip ?


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