Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (4547 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [SLE] Proper netmask configuration?
  • From: Brad Shelton <bshelton@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 04 May 2004 11:31:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <1083684673.8343.4.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 11:08, James D. Ivey wrote:
> 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?

How do you get your IP address? DHCP, or static?

--
Brad Shelton On Line Exchange http://www.ole.net
Phone: 313-526-1111 Fax: 313-526-3333


< Previous Next >