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Re: network number

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 10:44:45AM -0400, Stan Brown wrote:
> Heres what I have IP netmask I put in
> for a netwokr number, but this must be wrong based upon what
> the broadcast adress of the interface becomes. It should be,
> but instead it's

Add the following lines to /etc/network/interfaces:


What's happening is that 170.x.x.x falls within the address range
originally allocated for Class B netblocks (networks with a netmask
of, so ifconfig is assuming that your network is a Class
B.  If you explicitly specify the correct information, it will be
used instead.

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