[klibc] problems with ipconfig command (static config without interface configures "lo")

Dirk von Suchodoletz dirk at goe.net
Tue Aug 31 21:56:04 PDT 2004


> > That would made sense to use just 'ip=<client-ip>' because the ipconfig
> > tries to make sense of the IP and set netmask and broadcast accordingly ...
> > (I saw that in earlier versions that for an IP 132.230.4.123 the tool used
> > class B netmask even provided with a class C via dhcp - bug fixed versions
> > ago ... But this mechanism makes sense for the problem stated above ...)
> > 
> 
> I don't think so.  In fact, a default netmask of 255.255.255.0 would make more
> sense, since pretty much ALL networks > class C are subnetted, and have been
> for a decade or more.

I could live with the suggested solution without no problems :-) I just 
wanted to point out that a simple ip=<ip addr> should suffice, because all 
other data could be guessed (and class C network is a pretty goog guess 
:-))
 
Ciao,
	Dirk



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