[techtalk] arrgs! routing issues - who's fault?
James A. Sutherland
jas88 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Feb 21 19:48:01 EST 2001
On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Walt wrote:
> I need help with this... I recently was assigned a
> static IP by my cable modem ISP. However,
> shortly thereafter I was no longer able to ping
> a very few internet addresses that are on their
> network. i.e. other IPs on the 24.137.x.x network.
You mean, you cannot access IP addresses where the first octet or two
matches your own? Sounds like you could have the wrong netmask set.
What does "ifconfig" say? The netmask should be something like
255.255.255.252 or similar, depending on how your cable ISP operates.
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