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Date:      Fri, 8 Dec 1995 11:53:03 +0000 ()
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        mdarcy@fim.ucla.edu (Mike D'Arcy)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Routing confusion!!!
Message-ID:  <199512081153.LAA06405@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <30C752BF.6853@fim.ucla.edu> from "Mike D'Arcy" at Dec 7, 95 12:46:55 pm

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Mike D'Arcy stands accused of saying:
> Here's my situation:
> 
> FreeBSD machine at ip xxx.yyy.18.61 connected to multi-homed 
> gateway at xxx.yyy.18.1
> 
> The multi-homed machine is running RIP between installed 
> adapters xxx.yyy.18.1 and xxx.yyy.180.54

RIP is not neccessary here; default is your friend.  There aren't all that
many applications where judicious use of static routes can't cover all
your routing needs.  (The netmasked route is a godsend for small networks)

> Adapter xxx.yyy.180.54's default gateway is a router at 
> xxx.yyy.180.1 

On the .18.* net, the default route should be .18.1, the gateway
should be known to the campus net as the route for the .18.* net.
(You can use RIP for this if you're desperate)

> Mike D'Arcy				

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