[PLUG] Tata Indicom Broadband on Linux

Rohit roxtar at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 19:04:27 IST 2007

Hmmm.. thanks for correcting me on all those points. But those are my
settings. I did try not giving netmask in the default gateway, and it
still didn't work.


On 4/8/07, Pradeep Dalvi <projectnerve at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I guess now you can understand why I have a netmask of for
> > the interface.
> Is that authorized ip/netmask provided by Tata Indicom?
> I doubt, since that means Tata Indicom (Formerly VSNL) has registered entire
> 121/8 static ipv4 address range under IANA/APNIC.
> To the best of my knowledge, which is not true.
> FYI, VSNL has registered only under IANA/APNIC in 121/8
> range.
> i.e. address range starting from 121.240.xxx.yyy - 121.247.xxx.yyy.
> So your XYZ should be in between 240 to 247.
> Then I can think of two possiblities,
> 1. Info provided above is not correct.
> 2. That is _not_ true STATIC ip address.
> So your query remains, how does it work under Windows?
> Clarify above doubt and try once with the correct settings.
> And then only we can proceed to check further if forcedeth driver has some
> issues.
> For the gateway...  well I have no particular reason of
> > putting it there .. I was just experimenting to see what works.
> What kind of experiment was that?
> Then did you try _not_ giving netmask in default gateway?
> This would help, provided that the above ip/netmask setting is authorized.
> And which you need to take care on your own. :-P
> Just got curious, what else did you try while experimenting with it?
> Man, you really need to work on netmask thing.
> Cheers,
> --
> prad
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