LFS 6 Boot CD - 2nd round

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Thu Sep 23 22:46:57 PDT 2004


Brian Beattie wrote:
> the net-setup procedure reports erros and does not work for static ip
> address, after entering all the parameters:
> 
> /bin/net-setup: line 42: counter command not found
> Bringing up the eth0 interface...
> eth0: Setting full-duplex based on MII #1 link partner capability of [  OK  ]
> Adding IPV4 address 192.168.1.4 to the eth0 interface...
> Error: an inet prefix is expected rather than "192.168.1.4/255.255.25[FAILED]
> Setting up default gateway...
> RTNETLINK answers: Network is unreachable                            [FAILED]
> 
That's because you specified the full netmask (like 255.255.255.0) 
instead of the bits (like 24).

-J-



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