Networking novice needs help

Kevin O Connor kevin at rainford.org.uk
Sat Nov 30 23:34:40 GMT 2002


The problem of class-full or classless netmasks is down the software vendor 
some implementation of TCP/IP do not allow for VLSM or CIDR some do but then 
run into problems with RIP1 compatibility. go with IP6 I say
Kevin

---------- Original Message -----------
From:  "Edmund Craske"  <edmund at m00is.net>
To:  "FreeBSD Users UK Mailing List"  <freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org>
Sent: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 23:22:29 -0000
Subject: Networking novice needs help 

> I'm sure any networks above 191.x.x.x can't be any larger than class 
> C. If it works for you, then so be it... But I'm sure my Windows machines
> wouldn't let me set a netmask like that for a 192.168 address...
> 
> Edmund Craske
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org
> [mailto:freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Paul Civati
> Sent: 30 November 2002 22:19
> To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Networking novice needs help 
> 
>  "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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