Colin Whittaker hath declared on Monday the 12 day of February 2001 :-:
> > I realize that one possibility is to add a static route to the
> > existing gateway (.3.5), and let the other machines' default
> > route take care of it, but that would involve each packet
> > going across the wire twice.
>> Nope because the default router will issue an ICMP redirect message to
> the windows box telling it to send the rest of the packets to 3.15
Except Windows machines ( 9X at least ) don't know what to do when they
get an ICMP redirect and just ingore it.
Had me confused lots when a linux box on a flat network that was
supposed to talk through another lixun box that was masquerading
in front of a router, wouldn't work, but 9x clients would work.
Linux box was being sent redirects to the router which wouldn't talk to
it because it was in private IP land... how bizzar...
Robert "bobb" Crosbie.
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