telnet always tries 255.255.255.255

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Fri Jan 28 01:26:23 PST 2005


Andrei A. Voropaev wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 05:22:32PM +0000, Ian Molton wrote:
> 
>>Andrei A. Voropaev wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hm. True, on my alpha telnet works. 
>>
>>Dont alphas use a 32 bit userspace and 64bit kernel ?
> 
> 
> This is not really important for this particular problem.

<cut>

 > The problem
> appears only with newer libc (I don't know starting with which version)
> which declares inet_addr returning u_int32_t, which is always 32 bits
> long. In this case comparisson with unsigned long is not valid anymore.
> So the code stops working.

So does this mean that alphas 32bit userspace is referring only to the 
size of the virtual address space, and not also the instruction set 
parameters in use ?

IOW is a long 64 bits on alpha in both 32 or 64 bit mode?



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