Networking novice needs help

Kevin O Connor kevin at
Sat Nov 30 22:01:19 GMT 2002

To keep thing simple based on your IP address requirements try using as your mask This will give you an address range of -> 
your current setup is a class B network of 255,251 nodes as the 
network you are defining is a class C network address range defined by 
RFC1918 the use of a class B mask will cause you problems without a full 
understanding of what a netmask is.

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From: Andrew <andrew.hodgson at>
To: FreeBSD Users <freebsd-users at>
Sent: 30 Nov 2002 21:48:16 +0000
Subject: Re: Networking novice needs help

> > is NOT a valid node address it belongs to the network. Have 
> > assigned this address to one of your cards?
> YES! I have my main box on - I will change this now, and
> stick it on or something.
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