Wireless LAN doesn't do much of anything... - Ubuntu

This is a discussion on Wireless LAN doesn't do much of anything... - Ubuntu ; Roy Strachan wrote: > On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 00:08:02 GMT, "John F. Morse" > wrote: > >> 255.255.255.0 >> >> You want the netmask to force a match on the first three digits so it >> matches your network ...

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    Roy Strachan wrote:
    > On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 00:08:02 GMT, "John F. Morse"
    > wrote:
    >
    >> 255.255.255.0
    >>
    >> You want the netmask to force a match on the first three digits so it
    >> matches your network and not somebody else's.
    >>
    >> You want the last digit to match any client on the network.
    >>
    >> 255 = 1111 1111 = everything must match.
    >>
    >> 0 = 0000 0000 = everything can fall through.
    >>

    >
    > OK. That makes sense, Thanks.
    >
    > Roy Strachan - Registered Linux User 469226
    >



    Roy, here's a good reference. You might want to bookmark it for future use.

    http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/re...ateway.en.html


    --
    John

  2. Re: Wireless LAN doesn't do much of anything...


    :
    : Roy, here's a good reference. You might want to bookmark it for future
    use.
    :
    : http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/re...ateway.en.html
    :

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPv4_subnetting_reference :-D



  3. Re: Wireless LAN doesn't do much of anything...

    On Wed, 09 Apr 2008 14:25:51 GMT, "John F. Morse"
    wrote:

    >Roy Strachan wrote:
    >> On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 00:08:02 GMT, "John F. Morse"
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >>> 255.255.255.0
    >>>
    >>> You want the netmask to force a match on the first three digits so it
    >>> matches your network and not somebody else's.
    >>>
    >>> You want the last digit to match any client on the network.
    >>>
    >>> 255 = 1111 1111 = everything must match.
    >>>
    >>> 0 = 0000 0000 = everything can fall through.
    >>>

    >>
    >> OK. That makes sense, Thanks.
    >>
    >> Roy Strachan - Registered Linux User 469226
    >>

    >
    >
    >Roy, here's a good reference. You might want to bookmark it for future use.
    >
    >http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/re...ateway.en.html


    Done! I have gone through a couple of similar pages but at a quick
    glance this looks more detailed. Thanks.

    Roy Strachan - Registered Linux User 469226

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