ifconfig with non-standard netmask doesn't get applied
gordon at sedsystems.ca
Fri Dec 9 20:56:33 UTC 2005
It works when I do it from the command line. And trying other settings
(IP and mask) from the command line continue to work too.
I tried repeating the ifconfig command in rc.sysinit so it runs twice,
in case it was an initialization issue, but that didn't help.
The problem occurs with both class C and class B addresses using smaller
Looks like I need to look elsewhere.
Jason Schoon wrote:
> What happens if once the system is up and running, you manually run
> "ifconfig eth0 126.96.36.199 <http://188.8.131.52> netmask
> 255.255.254.0 <http://255.255.254.0>"? If that misbehaves again once
> the system is up, I would look into the parsing used by ifconfig. If it
> works, I would say look elsewhere.
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