[Spread-users] Problems with more than 2 hosts in a segment
Hans Juergen von Lengerke
lengerkeh at sixt.de
Wed Dec 13 01:28:01 EST 2000
George Schlossnagle <george at omniti.com> on Dec 12, 2000:
> Just as a note 172.21.1.255 is not a classful broadcast address. UNless
> the netmask is specically set for this address, the broadcast by default
> should be 172.21.255.255 (it's a class B address).
This was the problem! I asked our network administrator to write the
spread.conf - gave him all the docs but he must have missed to set the
broadcast address correctly. Now everything works fine using the
172.21.255.255 broadcast address. Thanks to everybody for your quick
responses and help.
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