Forcing static address in 12.04

rikona rikona at
Fri Jun 12 22:48:40 UTC 2015

Hello Joel,

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 6:09:00 AM, Joel wrote:

>>> > network
>> Nope, not at all. That combination will work just fine, though the
>> network statement is misleading and unnecessary.

> But don't you think it odd that he is back on-line after getting rid
> of that "misleading" definition of the base address of his network
> segment?

That line was there in only one of several tries, none of which
worked. Probably not the thing that fixed it. It was, though, in the
blow-up try. :-) Could that have caused the blow-up? If so, how?

> Well, I must admit, I am wondering whether the factory settings of
> the ASUS RT-N65R would have the router in the same network as the
> box in question if he used a /24.

It is not the default - I input the address to use.

> Not that I'm interested enough to download the manual PDF to find
> out. 

Saved you a bit of work. :-)



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