Routing to internet addresses ending with 255

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at
Fri May 16 11:27:05 UTC 2008

Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>> i don't think it's freebsd version dependent, unless developers made 
>>> a bug.
>> all these systems are behind ADSL routers and use NAT. Their internal 
>> addresses are in the 192.168.0.X range.
>> I could easily consider this a problem of the (cheap) ADSL routers, 
>> but  6
> very likely. yesterday i configured chinese 5 WLAN/LAN switch/routers, 
> it looks like it's software was written by someone during single lunch 
> break ;)
> i found 2 bugs not even searching much. but - as just a LAN/WLAN 
> bridges they work fine.

I too, am very well aware of the "quality" of these systems :)
>> and 7 use the same model (OTOH, there may be different firmware 
>> versions).
> but WHAT are external IP's of these routers. this is important.
> if the "problem" host is A.B.C.255 check if routers external IP isn't 
> A.B.C.something

No, I just checked again with DynDNS update logs and all three routers 
had very different IP addresses at the time I was trying.

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