Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (4547 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [SLE] Proper netmask configuration?
  • From: "James D. Ivey" <jim@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 04 May 2004 08:08:03 -0700
  • Message-id: <1083683282.5686.4.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 19:03, Amish Munshi wrote:
> On Mon, 03 May 2004 14:35:58 -0700, "James D. Ivey" <jim@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> said:
> > I don't believe my network is configured properly, but I've tried
> > everything I can think of to fix it.
> >
> > "ifconfig" says the following about eth0:
> > inet addr:192.168.1.5 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.255
> >
>
>
> This might be very trivial but just wanted to confirm if you did it
> correctly,
>
> To set the netmask use the following.
>
> ifconfig 192.168.1.5 broadcast 192.168.1.255 netmast 255.255.255.0
>
> Did you do a "rcnetwork restart" after changing the ipaddress in Yast?

Yes, no change. ifconfig still shows subnet mask of 255.255.255.255.

Any other thoughts? How does YaST affect things reported by ifconfig?
Can I follow the chain of config files to find the problem?

Thanks again for any help!
--
James D. Ivey <jim@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Law Offices of James D. Ivey

This e-mail address is heavily spammed and heavily filtered. It's
better to reach me through my web site: http://www.iveylaw.com



< Previous Next >
Follow Ups
References