#36 non-network mask error on netmasks and len based masks

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nobody
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2012-12-07
2007-06-13
MoFoQ
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Both "net 192.168.0.1 mask 255.255.255.0" (any 192.168.0.x) and "net 192.168.0.1/24" (also any 192.168.0.x) gives an error.

**FATAL_ERROR** Wrong filter 'net 192.168.0.1 mask 255.255.255.0' (non-network bits set in "192.168.0.1 mask 255.255.255.0") on interface eth1

**FATAL_ERROR** Wrong filter 'net 192.168.0.1/24' (non-network bits set in "192.168.0.1/24") on interface eth1

According to http://www.tcpdump.org/lists/workers/2004/12/msg00056.html it's a warning/notice and not really an error.

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