broadcast adress assignement in GUI

Yuki Cuss celtic at sairyx.org
Sun Jan 29 11:06:13 UTC 2006


Gaël Varoquaux wrote:

> Sorry, I am not sure I understand this. But indeed my broadcast
>
>should be 10.10.255.255 . I am just not sure the GUI sets it up properly
>(this needs to be checked, but unless I am wrong it should be changed).
>
>	Regards.
>
>        Gaël
>
>  
>

10.0.0.0 is a class A network address - anything under 10.x.x.x is part 
of the `10.x.x.x' address; your subnet is 10.10.x.x, (as the mask is 
255.255.0.0, aka. a /16 address).

(is that what you didn't understand?) Thus your new address has a 
broadcast of 10.10.255.255.

 - Yuki.
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