Networking novice needs help

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

"Kevin O Connor" <kevin at> wrote:

> > While I was there, I tried pinging out to, and 
> 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. is the network address on a /16.


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