[CentOS] Bring up Networking in Single User Mode

Preston Connors pconnors at atlantic.net
Wed Oct 7 19:45:33 UTC 2009


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Jason,

172.16.254.1 is not in the same subnet as 172.16.254.80 when you use a
netmask of 255.255.255.240. You would need to use a larger netmask.
255.255.255.128 would be the smallest netmask you could use to enable
you to locally reach 172.16.254.1.

More information on subnetting and CIDR:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classless_Inter-Domain_Routing

ML wrote:
> Nate,
> 
>> ifconfig ethX IP_ADDRESS netmask NETMASK
>> route add default gw IP_OF_GATEWAY
> 
> OK, so I was correct,
> 
> I am doing
> 
> ifconfig eth0 172.16.254.80 netmask 255.255.255.240
> route add default gw 172.16.254.1
> 
> I am getting Network is unreachable.
> 
> -Jason
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Thank you,
Preston Connors
Atlantic.Net
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