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    SubjectRe: BUG: 2 NICs on same network
    On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 11:39:35AM +0200, Frank Louwers wrote:
    > Our situation is this: we have a server with 2 nics, each with a
    > different IP on the same network, connected to the same switch. Let's
    > assume eth0 has ip 1.2.3.1 and eth1 has 1.2.3.2, with a both with a
    > netmask of 255.255.255.0.
    >
    > Now the strange thing is that traffic for 1.2.3.2 arrives at eth0 no
    > matter what!
    >
    > Even if we disconnect the cable for eth1, 1.2.3.2 still replies to
    > pings, ssh, web, ...

    If the two NICs are on the same network, the kernel will send the
    packets to the first available interface.

    The kernel has acted like this for years...

    Jeff



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