Bug 46565 - setting an ip in the upper half of a subnet doesnt work
setting an ip in the upper half of a subnet doesnt work
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: net-tools (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
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Reported: 2001-06-29 07:16 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-07 17:29:01 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2001-06-29 07:16:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
When selecting an ip in the upper half of a subnet, the box is unable to
route traffic to that external interface.

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.set ip to 192.168.1.14/255.255.255.240 
2.run i.e. apache on that interface
3.try to connect to that ip from the local box
	

Additional info:
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2001-07-22 15:18:29 EDT
Can't reproduce this here; in any case, if the address is set properly (check e.g. /sbin/ip addr list), this isn't
net-tools' fault.

I strongly believe this is a local configuration issue, or something to that effect.  Please clarify.
Comment 2 Phil Knirsch 2002-06-19 04:36:07 EDT
Closing due to inactivity. And it really sounds like a configuration problem.

Read ya, Phil

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