multiple subnets and DHCP

Matthew Walker rorith at
Thu Mar 8 11:25:02 MST 2007

On Thu, March 8, 2007 10:27 am, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 09:49 -0700, Hans Fugal wrote:
>> No, but if you twist my arm hard enough I could do that. I've been
>> spoiled by iproute and don't believe in virtual interfaces anymore, if I
>> can help it.
> iproute can't help you here because fundamentally your problem is at the
> layer 2 level.  That's where DHCP works, anyway.  iproute is only going
> to be useful for layer 3 stuff.
> If you want an interface to be bound to two different subnets, I don't
> see how you can do that unless you are using virtual interfaces.

Not to mention that even with multiple hardware interfaces, working with
multiple subnets is a pain in the /butt/. Maybe I should post my
complicated network config to plug to see if you guys can help me figure
out how to fix the routing issues.

Matthew Walker
Kydance Hosting & Consulting
LAMP Specialist

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