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Date:      Wed, 15 Mar 95 12:48:28 IST
From:      "Ugen J.S.Antsilevich" <ugen@netvision.net.il>
To:        Denis Fortin <fortin@zap.zap.qc.ca>
Cc:        jg@euronet.nl, questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Routing and Ethernet 
Message-ID:  <Chameleon.950315125112.ugen@ugen.NetManage.co.il>

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>Hmmm.  I could see that this might be possible if both cards are on the
>same physical Ethernet (though I can't really see how that would be useful 
>unless you've got a slow ethernet card).  
>
>I cannot see how it would make sense if both cards are on different
>Ethernet segments and have the same netmask (0xffffff00)!!! In that
>case, there would be no way of determining through which interface
>(and hence on which wire) a packet destined to 194.90.1.17 would go.
No..they are both on same wire..Setting them on different wires really does 
not makes much use and creates a whole bunch of troubles.On the same wire this
has one simple use: the primary card is 3com509-it is fastest card i ever
seen and gives throughput to 700-800Kb/s which is pretty good,but it lacks
completely promiscuous mode so to run tcpdump & friends i have NE2000-it is slow
as hell but it is ok for tcpdump purposes..:)

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