Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 466000
NetworkManager does not remember netmask setting
Last modified: 2014-08-11 01:46:51 EDT
I set up a Manual IPv4 connection in NetworkManager.
I entered 255.255.255.128 for the netmask.
However, NetworkManager only displays "25" in the GUI.
The setting does seem to work, even though the display is wrong.
Which NM RPM version?
Note that what you're seeing is actually the prefix, not the netmask, so it is correct.
opsy. rpm -q NetworkManager
So basically when you enter a netmask, you'd rather it keep reporting the netmask rather than the CIDR prefix? I guess I could make it change to a CIDR prefix right after you tab out of the area to make it less confusing. CIDR prefixes are definitely the way to go (anaconda uses them everywhere to), but I do agree that the netmask/prefix thing is confusing in the connection editor right now. Sound OK to have the netmask automatically change to a prefix when you exit the UI element?
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