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Re: netconfig not working


From: Alain van Hoof
Subject: Re: netconfig not working
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 13:19:14 +0100 (CET)

I changed the netmask, IP and broadcast to other values, just to test if
netconfig is working. And yes I use ipv4

Alain

On 21 Feb 2002, Adrian Phillips wrote:

> >>>>> "Alain" == Alain van Hoof <address@hidden> writes:
>
>     Alain> Ok, here are all the lines: (using cfagent -d -v)
>
>     Alain> Assumed interface name: eth0 255.255.254.0 one Checking
>     Alain> interface status...  Address given by nameserver:
>     Alain> 192.168.1.2 Found netmask: 255.255.0.0 cfengine:flat: The
>     Alain> netmask is incorrectly configured, resetting...  Found
>     Alain> broadcast address: 172.16.255.255 cfengine:flat: Broadcast
>     Alain> address was 172.16.255.255 not 192.168.1.255 (should be
>     Alain> bit-type one)Resetting interface...  cfengine:flat:
>     Alain> Permission to reconfigure netmask denied.  cfengine:flat:
>     Alain> ioctl: Invalid argument Trying to set broad to
>     Alain> 192.168.1.255 = 192.168.1.255 cfengine:flat: Permission to
>     Alain> reconfigure broadcast denied.  cfengine:flat: ioctl:
>     Alain> Invalid argument Checking interface status...  Address
>     Alain> given by nameserver: 192.168.1.2 Found netmask: 255.255.0.0
>     Alain> cfengine:flat: The netmask is incorrectly configured,
>     Alain> resetting...  Found broadcast address: 172.16.255.255
>     Alain> cfengine:flat: Broadcast address was 172.16.255.255 not
>     Alain> 192.168.1.255 (should be bit-type one)Looking at default
>     Alain> route...  Job start time set to Thu Feb 21 10:35:03 2002
>
> Back to basics.
>
> I've checked some more - is 255.255.254.0 a "legal" netmask for your
> setup. Don't you really want 255.255.255.0 ?
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Adrian Phillips
>
> --
> Your mouse has moved.
> Windows NT must be restarted for the change to take effect.
> Reboot now?  [OK]
>




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