Subject: Re: Several problems with current
To: Gregory McGarry <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/21/1997 17:17:55
	The format of ifconfig.* is slightly different to that of
	hostname.*. You need to specify the line exactlyas you would
	type to ifconfig, probably including the 'netmask' word.


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On Fri, 22 Aug 1997, Gregory McGarry wrote:

> Jeff Senn wrote:
> > 4- I can't seem to sup from
> I turned a machine back on after a week and it no longer
> supped correctly.  I finally tracked it down to an incorrect
> netmask (  I wasn't explicitly specifying one.
> Maybe something changed in the sources? 
> Now my /etc/ifconfig.le0 looks like:
> up netmask
> Kernel netmask defaults have been a particular problem for me.
> I still don't know why the kernel defaults to during
> netboot.
> Regards,
> Greg