two interfaces one subnet
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Mon May 11 15:34:05 CDT 2009
On May 11, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Chris Meidinger wrote:
> This is a pretty moronic question, but I've been searching RFC's on-
> and-off for a couple of weeks and can't find an answer. So I'm
> hoping someone here will know it offhand.
> I've been looking through RFC's trying to find a clear statement
> that having two interfaces in the same subnet does not work, but
> can't find it that statement anywhere.
> The OS in this case is Linux. I know it can be done with clever
> routing and prioritization and such, but this has to do with vanilla
> config, just setting up two interfaces in one network.
> I would be grateful for a pointer to such an RFC statement, assuming
> it exists.
Why would an RFC prohibit this?
Most _implementations_ do, but as far as network "rules" in general it
is a valid configuration.
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