Subject: Re: OT: Choosing subnets (was: Re: vaxserver 3100 netbooting, nfs_boot timeout)
To: Thorsten Jens <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/10/2000 23:43:37
On Sun, 10 Sep 2000, Thorsten Jens wrote:

>  OK, the reason why I chose 10.10.10.* is simple and stupid: Back in
> the days when I started playing network games with my friends, I was
> the only one who had a *little* understanding of TCP/IP. So I got to
> choose IP adresses. And I chose the net because it was
> easy to remember for everybody. That's it :-) 

Suspected as much. That's why I asked the question... ;-)
I think that's the absolutely most common reason.

I've also noticed that people seem to have a preferrance for 10.10.10.x,
which really gets me going. Why on earth that? It's a *lot* easier to
write 10.0.0.x   :-)


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