two interfaces one subnet

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Mon May 11 23:12:43 CDT 2009

On May 11, 2009, at 11:43 PM, Ben Scott wrote:
> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 11:01 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at 
> > wrote:

>> Do you even read your own posts?  Specifically:
>> On May 11, 2009, at 5:40 PM, Ben Scott wrote:
>>> Either way, if
>>> the packet *from* X was addressed *to* B but the response comes back
>>> from *A*, then host X is going to drop the packet as
>>> invalid/irrelevant/etc.
>> The receiving host X does not care (or even know) if A and B are in  
>> the same
>> prefix.
>  Look again.  A and B are *IP addresses*, not hosts.

Sometimes people agree with me, sometimes they don't, and sometimes I  
agree with them.  But I've yet to have someone claim to be arguing  
against me while proving my point.

Anyone else want to unconfused Ben?  I obviously cannot.


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