Michael C. Toren on 17 Jan 2006 00:43:06 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Networking question

On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 07:56:07PM -0500, Eric wrote:
> > E-smith server - - connects to Linksys Router - Wan
> > Interface.  Linksys Router Lan is I need to get to
> > from the outside interface on the E-smith
> > is hardwired to the router through a switch.

I take it this means that the E-Smith Server is acting as a router, with
192.168.1/24 on the external interface and 192.168.0/24 on the internal

> > I cannot ping from the server even though I added the
> > network to the routing table.

Adding a route to 192.168.1/24 from a host on the 192.168.0/24 network is
not enough.  In order to have bidirectional communication, hosts on the
192.168.1/24 network must also have a route back to the 192.168.0/24
network, otherwise their responses will be lost.

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