Re: ifconfig and SIOCSIFADDR

From: Ingo Oeser (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 11:05:26 EST

Hi Andries,

On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 02:47:56PM +0000, wrote:
> I just noticed that the command
> ifconfig eth1 netmask broadcast
> (with ifconfig from net-tools-1.60)
> results in a netmask of, which is wrong in my situation.
Just change this to

   ifconfig eth1 netmask broadcast

and be happy.

Deciding about bugs vs. "undefined behavior" is not my business,
so I bite my tongue about this topic ;-)


Ingo Oeser

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