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Old 04-13-2002

Hello I'm trying to get my sun box to keep its' ifconfig info after reboot. I can get it to keep the IP but it won't take the subnet mask. I'm using a /30 address.
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Old 04-13-2002
You need an entry in the /etc/netmasks file that looks something like this:

where is the network (not the IP), and is the netmask. You can also read the manpage on netmasks.
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