IP Address not working?

Frédéric Perrin fred at resel.fr
Fri Mar 25 16:27:53 UTC 2011

"John Levine" <johnl at iecc.com> writes:
>>     inet netmask 0xffffffc0 broadcast
>>     inet netmask 0xffffffff broadcast
> That netmask should probably be 0xffffffc0, same as for .250, but ...


,----[ man ifconfig ]
| alias Establish an additional network address for this interface.
|       [...] If the address is on the same subnet as the first
|       network address for this interface, a non-conflicting
|       netmask must be given. Usually 0xffffffff is most
|       appropriate.

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