Why do packets to 127.255.255.255 cause dial-up?

Nik Clayton nik at freebsd.org
Fri Mar 31 18:43:42 BST 2000


On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 09:26:08AM +0100, Brian Somers wrote:
> [.....]
> > There's obviously a gap in my understanding of how IP works.  Any pointers
> > appreciated (and, if you're going to be at the LUUG meeting tonight, 
> > they'll get a beer bought for you as well).
> 
> Hmm, I was underwhelmed by yesterdays turnout... there were exactly 4 
> of us, and we couldn't find the LUUG !  Did you make it Nik ?  Is 
> there another "Rising Sun" on Tottenham Court Road ?

I didn't.  I got a client call at about 19:00, which took me up to North
London.  By the time I'd sorted that it was too late.

N
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