[nos-bbs] Situation: ifconfig port netmask <format>

wa7nwp at jnos.org wa7nwp at jnos.org
Fri Sep 22 13:39:08 EDT 2006

>> ifconfig tun0 netmask
> Is wrong in the sense that it is not documented that way, also I
> took a look at the code. The passed address argument is directly
> handed to the htol (hex to long) conversion function. So definitely
> one is not supposed to use the decimal number convention when passing

It finally dawned on me just last week that that's being treat the same as:

  ifconfig tun0 netmask 255

And the resulting netmask is:


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