Question about supporting multiple subnets

Simon Gao gao at
Wed May 21 17:43:49 UTC 2008

Simon Hobson wrote:
> Simon Gao wrote:
>> To support several subnets, should I configure one interface for each 
>> subnet to avoid using shared-network option? If using shared-network 
>> setup, then how do the clients on different subnets acquire IPs? How 
>> to prevent the clients on the same subnet as the dhcp server to 
>> acquire the IPs for other subnets?
> What do you mean by "support several subnets" ? Do you mean several 
> subnets on the same bit of wire, or different subnets on different 
> wires connected by routers ?
On the same bit of wire.


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