private IPs between linodes - no connection


There is probably a really obvious answer to this question… I just haven't seen it yet.

I have two linodes (ubuntu) in the same data center, I added the private IPs to them. Rebooted. But, they can't ping each other.

I'm not sure what I'm missing… My routing tables looks like this:

Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface   *        U     0      0        0 eth0    *        U     0      0        0 eth0
default         gateway.lino         UG    100    0        0 eth0

If I try to add the private ip on my second linode as a gateway to this linode, I just get a Network is unreachable error.

I'm missing something simple here… Can someone point that out? Thanks.

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Private IPs use a netmask of not Fix that and they should be able to communicate.


Ha! I knew it was something simple… I had changed that on the other host, but the other one had the netmask still.

That's what I get for trying to configure this at 2am last night…



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