[conspire] Routing question

prosolutions at gmx.net prosolutions at gmx.net
Wed May 28 02:28:11 PDT 2008

why not just configure the wireless router to use the
subnet and handout leases on it in an unused ip range?


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> On my little home LAN I have a wired router for my desktop machines on
> a specific sub-net (its address is or some such) and I
> also have a wireless router that plugs in the the LAN, but has a
> different sub-net (let's say is the wireless router's
> address, for the sake of argument).
> When my laptop accesses the internet using the wireless router I can
> still access my little Debian C2 server on the 192.168.1.x subnet when
> I use opensuse 10.2 & Windows XP (when it doesn't bluescreen on me,
> that is), but to get Xubuntu Edgy or Sidux mount my samba shares over
> on my wired subnet I have to first use the following command
> # route add  -net gw
> I gleaned that command when looking over this page:
> http://mydebian.blogdns.org/?cat=38
> I suppose I could remove my wired router and put everything on the
> wireless subnet, but I don't use wireless very often and don't leave
> the wireless router running all the time, since I figure constantly
> advertising an essid makes my LAN somewhat less secure, even with MAC
> address filtering.
> Anywho, it is annoying to have to start a root terminal session and
> issue that command every time I switch to a wireless connection and
> still want to access my collection of edifying fine art downloaded
> from alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.bestiality.hamster.duct-tape.
> Anyone have a suggestion for how I can permanently add my main subnet
> to my laptop's routing table?
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