[Linux-HA] IPaddr: netmask or cidr_netmask?
lmb at suse.de
Tue Dec 18 03:05:00 MST 2007
On 2007-12-14T14:54:38, Keisuke MORI <kskmori at intellilink.co.jp> wrote:
> IPaddr RA has two kinds of parameter to specify the netmask:
> "netmask" and "cidr_netmask".
> Which one is "officially supported" and recommended to use?
The fact that only the cidr_netmask is in the metadata is a pretty big
> >From the mail archive below, I thought that cidr_netmask was wrong,
Yeah, well, it was probably well intended though not well thought out;
and now we're stuck with it, and the RA will continue to support both
> As long as I tried both works the same; both can take either
> CIDR form (e.g. 24) or the dot-notation (255.255.255.0),
> but I want to always use the official one.
Exactly. Simply accepting both forms is easy.
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