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# 1  
Old 07-22-2001
Question Software Router for Unix

Dear Users:

I'm trying to find a software based Unix Router. I only want to bridge two subnets, and I'm not trying to share an internet connection. Ultimately, I'm looking for the sourcecode so that I can compile it for Mac OS X, which is the machine that the we want the router to run on. I'd use a Mac OS X based router, but I can't find one!! (anyone having any info on that, please pass that along as well).

Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 07-22-2001
You don't need routing software to do what you describe. This is simply done with static routes and a kernel configured for IP forwarding.
# 3  
Old 07-23-2001
but...

Unfortunately, Mac OS X doesn't seem to support this feature. Do you have any suggestions (yes, I do want to stick with OS X..).

Thanks!
# 4  
Old 07-23-2001
It is hard to believe that the Darwin kernel (OS X) cannot be configured forward IP packets.
# 5  
Old 07-24-2001
MySQL you're right...

You're quite right. I found out that all that needs to be done is to add a few lines to the /etc/rc file...

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