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Date:	Thu, 25 Jun 2009 13:00:52 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <>
Subject: Re: When does Linux drop UDP packets? wrote:
> given that each subnet will be a minimum of 4 IP addresses (the network 
> address, two useable, and thr broadcast address), putting each machine on 
> it's own subnet and routing between them on the switch would be very 
> wasteful of addresses.

What I mean is that if you have snooping switches then multicasts
and broadcasts are not the same even when you're on the same subnet.

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