[arch-general] On module blacklisting
tmhedberg at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 15:49:59 EDT 2011
Philipp Überbacher, Fri 2011-06-17 @ 21:30:45+0200:
> Afaik the /24 is correct for the local network, although I don't know
> what it means. Seems like this is called prefix length in the switch.
> The netmask according to the switch settings is 255.255.255.0.
> It definitely worked in rc.conf with 255.255.0.0 as netmask and
> aforementioned gateway, some links that can shed light on this stuff,
> especially the strange /24, would be welcome.
The "/24" is just another way of writing a netmask of 255.255.255.0. 24
is the number of bits in the network prefix.
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