On Sat, Oct 25, 2003 at 09:46:36PM +0000, Dead Line wrote:

> This is the output of postconf -n


> myhostname = localhost
> mynetworks =,

Is correct? Does it agree with what ifconfig(8) shows
the settings on your network interface to be?

If you're using RFC 1918 address space on a private network, there's
generally no need to subnet as tightly as /28.  Most people would use
/24 in that situation.

In case you can't immediately remember how to convert between all the
formats you can express a netmask as:

    /28 corresponds to a netmask of 0xfffffff0 or

    /24 corresponds to a netmask of 0xffffff00 or


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