Quick Routing Question

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Tue Nov 1 02:58:28 PST 2005

Jason Morgan <jwm-freebsd at sentinelchicken.net> wrote:

> I am setting up a wireless subnet and, while the gateway (FreeBSD
> system) is communicating fine with the wireless router, my other
> subnet is not able to connect to the wireless router. Here is a
> diagram of my network, I think it's fairly typical.
>                          Wired Subnet (10.0.0.x)
>                             /
>                            /
> Internet <-- FreeBSD Machine 
>                            \
>                             \
>                          Wireless Subnet (192.168.1.x)
> The 'wired' interface on the FreeBSD machine has an IP of,
> with the 'wireless' IP being  Now, the FreeBSD machine
> and the wireless router ( communicate fine as does the
> wired subnet; however, I am not able to connect from a 10.0.0.x
> client to the wireless router. After running traceroute, etc, it
> seems that the FreeBSD machine is simply not routing the data from
> one subnet to the other. I've verified that it's not the firewall
> blocking packets. How do I get these subnets to communicate?

Did you put gateway_enable=YES in rc.conf?
Did you read 

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