Bug 61287 - Gateway setting defaults to wrong ip
Summary: Gateway setting defaults to wrong ip
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-16 01:25 UTC by Christian Rose
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:40 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-16 01:25:27 UTC
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Description Christian Rose 2002-03-16 01:25:23 UTC
When I enter network information in anaconda, the "Gateway:" field will always
default to xxx.yyy.zzz.254 in the given network.
Isn't this wrong? All networks I have ever encountered use the first ip address
in the ip range for the gateway, so I think using xxx.yyy.zzz.1 for the gateway
would be a better default in anaconda.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-03-16 06:40:00 UTC
Not wrong... there is no standard at all, unfortunately  :(

Comment 2 Christian Rose 2002-03-16 11:55:26 UTC
On the other hand, most other software installers default to xxx.yyy.zzz.1 for
the gateway as far as I know, so there might be a reason to change the default
in Anaconda so as to not be different on purpose when there's no real standard.


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