[arch-projects] [PATCH] [initscripts] network: Add missing broadcast address

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Thu Jun 9 12:58:41 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Correct. We can still optionally configure it, but the default should be
> what I do in my patch. We could combine Eric's and my patch.

By Eric, do you mean Gerardo? Anyone want to resubmit a combination?

> Right now, netcfg doesn't have a way to configure the broadcast either,
> and just computes it automatically.
> Do you have a use case where the broadcast is not the last address in
> the subnet? I haven't seen this.

I'll let Dave asses whether or not this (setting a non-standard
broadcast) is something we actually want to support


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