Subject: Re: netstat -i in /etc/daily
To: None <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/18/2000 10:56:35
On Tue, Jan 18, 2000 at 02:03:27AM -0500, wrote:
> That aside, why repeat this info at all?
> Is there ever any case where the address will not be part of the network (at
> least in IPv[46]? Why not just this:
> Name  Mtu   Network &&/|| Address              Ipkts Ierrs    Opkts Oerrs Colls
> sm1   1500  <Link>        00:00:86:05:80:fa     2358     0     2581     0    38
> sm1   1500  fe80:1::200:86ff:fe05:80fa/64       2358     0     2581     0    38

For IPv6, this sounds ok.

For IPv4, there are some people out there who use (or at least used)
non-contiguous netmasks. 

But then, the old nestat also didn't provide this information, so it
doesn't really matter.

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