SIOCSIFADDR: Invalid argument

Simon Perreault nomis80 at videotron.ca
Tue Dec 19 15:45:12 PST 2000


On Tuesday 19 December 2000 18:35, ken_i_m wrote:
> At 05:11 PM 12/19/00 -0500, you wrote:
> >No. There's no DNS involved in the network startup scripts. It's an issue
> >with your netmask. What's your network setup? Your netmask depends on what
> >class of network you're on.
>
> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination  Gateway  Genmask  Flags  Metric  Ref  Use Iface
> default         FatBoy     255.0.0.0  UG     0          0      0    eth0
> 10.0.0.0           *          255.0.0.0  U        0          0      0   
> eht0 # comparing this routing table against the one I have for the RH build
> I don't have a
> # loopback interface in this one.  Should I ?

Not in the routing table, I don't think so. I don't have one either. Maybe we 
should?

> eth0 inet addr:10.0.0.3 Bcast:10.255.255.255 Mask:255.0.0.0
> lo     inet addr:127.0.0.1      Mask:255.0.0.0

Your netmask is properly configured. Hum.

>
> /etc/sysconfig/network
> HOSTNAME=Tall1
> GATEWAY=10.0.0.2
> NETMASK=255.0.0.0
>
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
> IP=10.0.0.3
> NETMASK=255.0.0.0
>

Seems ok to me. You'll need advice from someone else, I really don't know 
what could be wrong.

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