Default IP Address on All Distributions
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Thu Dec 18 16:23:44 CET 2008
Am Thursday 18 December 2008 16:14:06 schrieb Andreas Fischer:
> Marcel wrote:
> > Am Thursday 18 December 2008 16:46:55 schrieb Esben Stien:
> >> Why on earth would you choose 192.168.0.*?
> >> This is probably the most common IP address on an internal network in
> >> the world and of course this means problems.
> Well... no - with a sane routing configuration that shouldn't be much of
> a problem. I have a 192.168.0 network at home and have no problems
> accessing my freerunner without changing IPs.
> >> If your network is configured with this IP range and you pop a
> >> freerunner in, it of course cause a world of pain. Please choose a
> >> more sensible default.
> > Nearly every network I know uses 192.168.1.*, so the default is perfectly
> > fine... Although something like 192.168.64.* could be statistically more
> > failsafe.
> Actually in that case I would avoid all powers of two. A higher prime
> number, like 97, might be a good choice...
I just typed some random numbers > 1 to get to the safer side... :)
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