Networking novice needs help

Kevin O Connor kevin at rainford.org.uk
Sat Nov 30 23:21:55 GMT 2002




---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Kevin O Connor" <kevin at rainford.org.uk>
To: Andrew <andrew.hodgson at blueyonder.co.uk>
Sent: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 23:01:19 +0100
Subject: Re: Networking novice needs help

> To keep thing simple based on your IP address requirements try using 
> 255.255.255.240 as your mask This will give you an address range of
> 192.168.1.1 -> 192.168.1.14 
> your current setup is a class B network of 255,251 nodes as the 

brain gone to lunch this should read 65,534 nodes ( 2 to the power of 16 
minus 2 and all that. :)

> 192.168.1.0 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. Regards Kevin
> 
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: Andrew <andrew.hodgson at blueyonder.co.uk>
> To: FreeBSD Users <freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org>
> Sent: 30 Nov 2002 21:48:16 +0000
> Subject: Re: Networking novice needs help
> 
> > > 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?
> > 
> > YES! I have my main box on 192.168.1.0 - I will change this now, and
> > stick it on 192.168.1.5 or something.
> > 
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