ifconfig with non-standard netmask doesn't get applied

Bernhard Fischer rep.nop at aon.at
Sat Dec 10 17:16:41 UTC 2005

On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 02:56:33PM -0600, Robert Gordon wrote:
>Good point.
>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.

Just out of curiousity.. how did you configure ifconfig.. grep
>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 
>subnet masks.
>Looks like I need to look elsewhere.

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