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Re: why broadcast value are not the same for same command ?



Hey,

I am not sure about your subnet mask problem, but if you want eth0:1 to be active when your machine boots run system-config-network edit the virtual eth and under the general tab tick "Activate device when parent devices starts"


M E Fieu wrote:
Hi.. I have 2 unix boxes, XXX and YYY.  I issued the same command in the 2 boxes as below for
eth0:0 and I found that the Bcast that I get are different.  Why ?   The correct Bcast should be
10.1.113.63 ?  And also how do I make the eth0:0 to stay after the reboot ?


[root xxx root]# ifconfig eth0:0 10.1.113.3 netmask 255.255.255.192 up
the result come up as eth0:0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0D:60:9A:1E:20 inet addr:10.1.113.3 Bcast:10.255.255.255 Mask:255.255.255.192

Bcast is 10.255.255.255

[root yyy root]# ifconfig eth0:0 10.1.113.3 netmask 255.255.255.192 up

the result is inet addr:10.1.113.3  Bcast:10.1.113.63  Mask:255.255.255.192



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