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

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 9 16:49:57 EDT 2011

Am 09.06.2011 21:07, schrieb Dave Reisner:
> I wasn't aware
> of any situation where the broadcast couldn't be calculated
> automatically, so I skipped over it. Since this isn't the case, I think
> it's important that we support it. It's a simple enough change.

The problem is worse: If you do not add a broadcast (or the magical
'broadcast +' flag), then 'ip' will not set a broadcast address at all!

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