kousue at gmail.com
Sun Dec 23 10:00:08 CET 2007
On Dec 23, 2007 1:19 AM, Joshua Layne <joshua at willowisp.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Dec 2007 21:15:50 -0500, "Nick Guenther" <kousue at gmail.com>
> > On Dec 22, 2007 12:38 PM, Nicolas Linkert <linkert at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I am geting confused with the network settings:
> >> - my PC has IP 192.168.0.2
> >> - my router has IP 192.168.0.1
> >> - my printer has IP 192.168.0.10
> >> Now I am, supposed to set usb0 to 192.168.0.202. Does that work with my
> >> current configuration? Or do I need to have
> >> 192.168.0.100 PC
> >> 192.168.0.101 router
> >> 192.168.0.102 printer
> >> 192.168.0.200 usb0
> >> 192.168.0.202 phone
> > You're probably getting confused because you don't realize that your
> > PC will have *two* IPs. The network card with .2 is different then the
> > network interface that the neo presents. The PC will have two
> > addresses: .2 (ethernet) and .200 (usb0) and the neo has .202 (it
> > already has it, in the default configuration).
> > You will also have to make sure the PC is bridging packets from usb0
> > to the other interfaces. The details of how to do this depend on your
> > OS.. it sounds like you have Ubuntu?
> so standard disclaimer here: I am not an expert on this.
> ...but, it seems like setting up the proper subnet masks will be more
> difficult if the 'normal' network (his existing) and the usb network
> (ethernet gadget) for the neo are on the same 192.168.0.0/24 network. I
> know it can be subdivided beyond that by using different address masks. but
> is this really handled natively with the standard iptables rules that one
> finds via google, etc?
> After changing usb and device IPs from their default for a while, I ran
> into a conflict with an internal address range at work (when I connect over
> VPN) and so moved my entire network to 10.x.x.x, which (thankfully) never
> seems to get used for this stuff.
Well, 10/8 and 172.16/12 and 192.168/16 are the ranges reserved (by
RFC 1918) for private nets. Your 10/8 set up could still run in to
problems, but it's much less likely too because the IP address space
is so much larger.
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