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ro add 44.136.0/24 problem.



> It looks like there may be a problem in the "route" or "rip" code.
>
> If you do the following add
> route add 44.136.0/24 ax0
>
> RIP broadcasts it as "44.136/16".  As 44.136.0/24 is the class c
> net for the Australian Capital Territory region and 44.136/16 is
> the class b net for Australia we would tend to end up with rather
> a lot of unwanted frames. :-(
>
> Anyone seen it before?

I always thought this was a problem with the concept of RIP, it
doesn't transmit the applicable subnet mask along with the subnet.
The router hearing the rip broadcast works out the correct subnet
heuristicly (sp?).. I think other routing protocols try and address
this issue..

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andyw.  (W0/G1XRL)

andyw@aspen.cray.com    Andy Warner, Cray Research, Inc.        (612) 683-5835





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