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Subject: Re: your mail
From: Lennert Buytenhek (buytenhGNU.ORG)
Date: Wed Oct 04 2000 - 15:01:54 CDT
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(beware: author of the bridging code in linux 2.4 (available for 2.2 as
well) speaking here)
On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Christopher Francy wrote:
> [snip] You don't need to use bridging as another person suggests.
'You don't need to use bridging'... that implies that there is something
wrong with bridging?
> Serial address=184.108.40.206/whatever
> Ethernet address=192.168.0.1/24
I think this 'solution' is pretty ugly; it might cause ICMP messages to be
sent with a source address of 192.168.0.. To me, bridging+firewalling
seems much more natural for this kind of thing.