[arch-general] On module blacklisting

Taylor Hedberg 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
> It definitely worked in rc.conf with 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 24
is the number of bits in the network prefix.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CIDR_notation.

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