Networking novice needs help

Paul Civati paul at xciv.org
Sat Nov 30 22:19:09 GMT 2002


"Kevin O Connor" <kevin at rainford.org.uk> wrote:

> > While I was there, I tried pinging out to 192.168.1.0, and 
> 
> 192.168.1.0 is NOT a valid node address it belongs to the network. Have you 
> assigned this address to one of your cards?

That almost caught me out too, it is valid on a /16 subnet, it wouldn't
be on a /24 though.

192.168.0.0 is the network address on a /16.

-Paul-





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