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Old 07-20-2006, 09:42 PM   #1
geno976
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eth1 does not work.. shows UP but not RUNNING


Hi All,

I have a Dell PowerEdge750 w/ dual onboard Intel Pro NICs. I can't seem to get link on eth1 for the life of me. I've plugged eth1 into various link partners and the link partner always shows link, but mii-tool always shows 'eth1: no link'. eth1 has link light, but software shows no link. I'm using known good ethernet cables, so it's not a physical layer prblm. Here is some more info :

eth1 is plugged into a switch, and the switch shows the link as up, but eth1 shows no link.

[19:31:20][root@kobe:~]$ ifconfig -a
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:3F:ED:08:C6
inet addr:172.16.145.3 Bcast:172.16.145.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:568 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:683 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:42559 (41.5 Kb) TX bytes:94137 (91.9 Kb)
Base address:0xece0 Memory:fe1e0000-fe200000

eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:3F:ED:08:C7
inet addr:1.1.1.20 Bcast:1.1.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Base address:0xdcc0 Memory:fdee0000-fdf00000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:80 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:80 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:5584 (5.4 Kb) TX bytes:5584 (5.4 Kb)

[19:31:27][root@kobe:~]$ lsmod
Module Size Used by Not tainted
lp 6404 0 (autoclean)
parport 22824 0 (autoclean) [lp]
nfsd 68112 8
uhci 24284 0 (unused)
ehci-hcd 17516 0 (unused)
usbcore 58860 1 [uhci ehci-hcd]
e1000 90604 2
pcmcia_core 39172 0
ide-scsi 9392 0
[19:31:31][root@kobe:~]$

[19:31:43][root@kobe:~]$ cat /proc/ioports
0000-001f : dma1
0020-003f : pic1
0040-005f : timer
0060-006f : keyboard
0070-007f : rtc
0080-008f : dma page reg
00a0-00bf : pic2
00c0-00df : dma2
00f0-00ff : fpu
0170-0177 : ide1
01f0-01f7 : ide0
0376-0376 : ide1
03c0-03df : vesafb
03f6-03f6 : ide0
03f8-03ff : serial(auto)
08c0-08df : PCI device 8086:25a4 (Intel Corp.)
0cf8-0cff : PCI conf1
ccc0-ccdf : PCI device 8086:25aa (Intel Corp.)
ccc0-ccdf : usb-uhci
cce0-ccff : PCI device 8086:25a9 (Intel Corp.)
cce0-ccff : usb-uhci
d800-d8ff : ATI Technologies Inc Rage XL
dcc0-dcff : PCI device 8086:1076 (Intel Corp.)
dcc0-dcff : e1000
e000-efff : PCI Bus #01
ece0-ecff : PCI device 8086:1075 (Intel Corp.)
ece0-ecff : e1000
fea0-feaf : PCI device 8086:25a3 (Intel Corp.)
[19:31:49][root@kobe:~]$
[19:31:52][root@kobe:~]$ cat /proc/iomem
00000000-0009ffff : System RAM
000a0000-000bffff : Video RAM area
000c0000-000c7fff : Video ROM
000c8000-000c8fff : Extension ROM
000c9000-000c9fff : Extension ROM
000f0000-000fffff : System ROM
00100000-7ffbffff : System RAM
00100000-002c9d7e : Kernel code
002c9d7f-00361c43 : Kernel data
7ffc0000-7ffcfbff : ACPI Tables
7ffcfc00-7fffefff : reserved
fc000000-fcffffff : ATI Technologies Inc Rage XL
fc000000-fc17ffff : vesafb
fdedf000-fdedffff : ATI Technologies Inc Rage XL
fdee0000-fdefffff : PCI device 8086:1076 (Intel Corp.)
fdee0000-fdefffff : e1000
fe100000-fe2fffff : PCI Bus #01
fe1e0000-fe1fffff : PCI device 8086:1075 (Intel Corp.)
fe1e0000-fe1fffff : e1000
fe300000-fe3003ff : PCI device 8086:25ad (Intel Corp.)
fe300000-fe3003ff : ehci_hcd
fe300400-fe30040f : PCI device 8086:25ab (Intel Corp.)
fe800000-febfffff : Intel Corp. 82875P Memory Controller Hub
fec00000-fec8ffff : reserved
fed20000-fed8fffe : reserved
fee00000-fee0ffff : reserved
ffb00000-ffffffff : reserved
[19:31:56][root@kobe:~]$

[19:31:57][root@kobe:~]$ cat /proc/interrupts
CPU0
0: 11237 XT-PIC timer
1: 3 XT-PIC keyboard
2: 0 XT-PIC cascade
3: 1555 XT-PIC eth0
7: 0 XT-PIC ehci_hcd
8: 1 XT-PIC rtc
10: 0 XT-PIC usb-uhci
11: 49 XT-PIC eth1, usb-uhci
12: 0 XT-PIC PS/2 Mouse
14: 4 XT-PIC ide0
15: 9737 XT-PIC ide1
NMI: 0
ERR: 0
[19:32:01][root@kobe:~]$

[19:32:02][root@kobe:~]$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82875P Memory Controller Hub (rev 02)
00:03.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82875P Processor to PCI to CSA Bridge (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge Hublink PCI-X Bridge (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge USB 1.1 UHCI (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge USB 1.1 UHCI (rev 02)
00:1d.4 System peripheral: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge Watchdog Timer (rev 02)
00:1d.5 PIC: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge IOxAPIC (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge USB 2.0 EHCI (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BA/CA/DB/EB/ER Hub interface to PCI Bridge (rev 0a)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge ISA Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge SATA cc=IDE (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. Enterprise Southbridge SMBUS (rev 02)
01:01.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82547GI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
03:02.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82541GI/PI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
03:0e.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage XL (rev 27)
[19:32:12][root@kobe:~]$

[19:32:12][root@kobe:~]$ dmesg
Linux version 2.4.29 (root@midas) (gcc version 3.3.4) #6 Thu Jan 20 16:30:37 PST 2005
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 00000000000a0000 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000007ffc0000 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000007ffc0000 - 000000007ffcfc00 (ACPI data)
BIOS-e820: 000000007ffcfc00 - 000000007ffff000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000fec00000 - 00000000fec90000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000fed20000 - 00000000fed8ffff (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000fee00000 - 00000000fee10000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000ffb00000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
Warning only 896MB will be used.
Use a HIGHMEM enabled kernel.
896MB LOWMEM available.
On node 0 totalpages: 229376
zone(0): 4096 pages.
zone(1): 225280 pages.
zone(2): 0 pages.
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=Linux ro root=1601
Initializing CPU#0
Detected 2400.128 MHz processor.
Console: colour dummy device 80x25
Calibrating delay loop... 4784.12 BogoMIPS
Memory: 904388k/917504k available (1831k kernel code, 12732k reserved, 607k data, 120k init, 0k highmem)
Dentry cache hash table entries: 131072 (order: 8, 1048576 bytes)
Inode cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)
Mount cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
Buffer cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)
Page-cache hash table entries: 262144 (order: 8, 1048576 bytes)
CPU: Trace cache: 12K uops, L1 D cache: 8K
CPU: L2 cache: 128K
CPU: After generic, caps: bfebfbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: Common caps: bfebfbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz stepping 09
Enabling fast FPU save and restore... done.
Enabling unmasked SIMD FPU exception support... done.
Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
mtrr: v1.40 (20010327) Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.csiro.au)
mtrr: detected mtrr type: Intel
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfc9de, last bus=3
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus 00)
PCI: Ignoring BAR0-3 of IDE controller 00:1f.2
Transparent bridge - Intel Corp. 82801BA/CA/DB/EB PCI Bridge
PCI: Using IRQ router default [8086/25a1] at 00:1f.0
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
Initializing RT netlink socket
Starting kswapd
VFS: Disk quotas vdquot_6.5.1
Journalled Block Device driver loaded
vesafb: framebuffer at 0xfc000000, mapped to 0xf880d000, size 1536k
vesafb: mode is 1024x768x8, linelength=1024, pages=9
vesafb: protected mode interface info at c000:4a88
vesafb: scrolling: redraw
Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 128x48
fb0: VESA VGA frame buffer device
Detected PS/2 Mouse Port.
pty: 512 Unix98 ptys configured
Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with HUB-6 MANY_PORTS MULTIPORT SHARE_IRQ SERIAL_PCI enabled
ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
Real Time Clock Driver v1.10f
Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
FDC 0 is a National Semiconductor PC87306
RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 7777K size 1024 blocksize
loop: loaded (max 8 devices)
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00beta4-2.4
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
hda: HL-DT-STCD-RW/DVD-ROM GCC-4244N, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
hdc: ST3160023AS, ATA DISK drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hdc: attached ide-disk driver.
hdc: host protected area => 1
hdc: 312500000 sectors (160000 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=19452/255/63
hda: attached ide-cdrom driver.
hda: ATAPI 24X DVD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12
Partition check:
hdc: hdc1 hdc2 hdc3 hdc4
SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k scsi_hostadapter, errno = 2
kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k scsi_hostadapter, errno = 2
kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k scsi_hostadapter, errno = 2
md: linear personality registered as nr 1
md: raid0 personality registered as nr 2
md: raid1 personality registered as nr 3
md: raid5 personality registered as nr 4
raid5: measuring checksumming speed
8regs : 2761.200 MB/sec
32regs : 1821.600 MB/sec
pIII_sse : 3089.200 MB/sec
pII_mmx : 2830.400 MB/sec
p5_mmx : 2765.200 MB/sec
raid5: using function: pIII_sse (3089.200 MB/sec)
md: md driver 0.90.0 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MD_SB_DISKS=27
md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
md: autorun ...
md: ... autorun DONE.
LVM version 1.0.8(17/11/2003)
Initializing Cryptographic API
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP, IGMP
IP: routing cache hash table of 8192 buckets, 64Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 262144 bind 65536)
Linux IP multicast router 0.06 plus PIM-SM
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 120k freed
Adding Swap: 987988k swap-space (priority -1)
EXT3 FS 2.4-0.9.19, 19 August 2002 on ide1(22,1), internal journal
Linux agpgart interface v0.99 (c) Jeff Hartmann
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 816M
agpgart: no supported devices found.
scsi0 : SCSI host adapter emulation for IDE ATAPI devices
kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3 FS 2.4-0.9.19, 19 August 2002 on ide1(22,2), internal journal
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3 FS 2.4-0.9.19, 19 August 2002 on ide1(22,4), internal journal
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
Linux Kernel Card Services 3.1.22
options: [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
isapnp: Scanning for PnP cards...
isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
Intel ISA PCIC probe: not found.
Databook TCIC-2 PCMCIA probe: not found.
ds: no socket drivers loaded!
Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - version 6.2.15.6
Copyright (c) 1999-2005 Intel Corporation.
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 01:01.0 to 64
e1000: 01:01.0: e1000_probe: (PCI:33MHz:32-bit) 00:12:3f:ed:08:c6
e1000: eth0: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
e1000: 03:02.0: e1000_probe: (PCI:33MHz:32-bit) 00:12:3f:ed:08:c7
e1000: eth1: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
usb.c: registered new driver usbdevfs
usb.c: registered new driver hub
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:1d.7 to 64
ehci_hcd 00:1d.7: PCI device 8086:25ad (Intel Corp.)
ehci_hcd 00:1d.7: irq 7, pci mem f8a91000
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
ehci_hcd 00:1d.7: enabled 64bit PCI DMA
PCI: cache line size of 128 is not supported by device 00:1d.7
ehci_hcd 00:1d.7: USB 2.0 enabled, EHCI 1.00, driver 2003-Dec-29/2.4
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 4 ports detected
uhci.c: USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver v1.1
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:1d.0 to 64
uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xcce0, IRQ 11
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:1d.1 to 64
uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xccc0, IRQ 10
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 3
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
i810_rng: RNG not detected
hw_random: RNG not detected
Installing knfsd (copyright (C) 1996 okir@monad.swb.de).
lp: driver loaded but no devices found
[19:32:16][root@kobe:~]$

[19:32:44][root@kobe:~]$ dmesg |grep e1000
BIOS-e820: 00000000fee00000 - 00000000fee10000 (reserved)
e1000: 01:01.0: e1000_probe: (PCI:33MHz:32-bit) 00:12:3f:ed:08:c6
e1000: eth0: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
e1000: 03:02.0: e1000_probe: (PCI:33MHz:32-bit) 00:12:3f:ed:08:c7
e1000: eth1: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex
[19:32:57][root@kobe:~]$

[19:32:59][root@kobe:~]$ uname -a
Linux kobe 2.4.29 #6 Thu Jan 20 16:30:37 PST 2005 i686 unknown unknown GNU/Linux
[19:33:22][root@kobe:~]$

[19:33:23][root@kobe:~]$ mii-tool
eth0: negotiated 100baseTx-FD flow-control, link ok
eth1: no link
[19:33:26][root@kobe:~]$

[19:33:26][root@kobe:~]$ ethtool eth0
Settings for eth0:
Supported ports: [ TP ]
Supported link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
1000baseT/Full
Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
Advertised link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
1000baseT/Full
Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
Speed: 1000Mb/s
Duplex: Full
Port: Twisted Pair
PHYAD: 0
Transceiver: internal
Auto-negotiation: on
Supports Wake-on: umbg
Wake-on: d
Current message level: 0x00000007 (7)
Link detected: yes
[19:33:33][root@kobe:~]$

[19:33:33][root@kobe:~]$ ethtool eth1
Settings for eth1:
Supported ports: [ TP ]
Supported link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
1000baseT/Full
Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
Advertised link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
1000baseT/Full
Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
Speed: Unknown! (65535)
Duplex: Unknown! (255)
Port: Twisted Pair
PHYAD: 0
Transceiver: internal
Auto-negotiation: on
Supports Wake-on: umbg
Wake-on: d
Current message level: 0x00000007 (7)
Link detected: no
[19:33:34][root@kobe:~]$

[19:40:37][root@kobe:~]$ ethtool -i eth0
driver: e1000
version: 6.2.15.6
firmware-version: n/a
bus-info: 01:01.0

[19:40:40][root@kobe:~]$ ethtool -i eth1
driver: e1000
version: 6.2.15.6
firmware-version: n/a
bus-info: 03:02.0
[19:40:42][root@kobe:~]$

Help or pointers are appreciated.

TIA,
-geno
 
Old 07-21-2006, 12:28 AM   #2
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try 'alias eth1 e1001' in /etc/modules.conf.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 12:34 AM   #3
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I didn't read the entire post word for word, but from skimming though, I didn't see where you added your eth1 to your route table.
Code:
route add -net 192.168.0.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 dev eth1
Otherwise, Linux will try to send all of the packets out eth0.

regards,
...drkstr
 
Old 07-21-2006, 12:18 PM   #4
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prozac, drkstr,

thanks for the responses thus far..

prozac,

i forgot to include this in my first post.. this still doesn't work.

[10:13:38][root@kobe:~]$ cat /etc/modules.conf
alias eth0 e1000
alias eth1 e1000

drkstr,

the route gets added when one configures the interface.. see the 1.1.1.0/24 route below.

[10:13:43][root@kobe:~]$ netstat -rn
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt Iface
172.16.145.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
1.1.1.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth1
127.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.0.0.0 U 0 0 0 lo
0.0.0.0 172.16.145.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
[10:13:51][root@kobe:~]$
 
Old 07-21-2006, 12:29 PM   #5
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Hi, I'm not a network expert but shouldn't the netmask for 1.1.1.20 be 255.0.0.0
The other think ist that I seem to remember that 1.1.1.X is not workinga nd should not be used. Might be that I'm wrong but who knows.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 12:48 PM   #6
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hi jtr,

the netmask is a /24, so it should be 255.255.255.0 .. also, 1.1.1.x should work as it works on my other linux machines (FC3) ...

thanks,
 
Old 07-21-2006, 03:46 PM   #7
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problem solved. wasn't a technical problem... was more of a "i'm a moron" problem.. i have two identical servers racked on top of each other .. the ethernet cable was plugged into the wrong server's eth1 port, lol. it pays to label!
 
Old 07-28-2006, 09:29 AM   #8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JTR
. . . I seem to remember that 1.1.1.X is not working and should not be used. Might be that I'm wrong but who knows.
Quote:
Originally Posted by geno976
. . . 1.1.1.x should work as it works on my other linux machines (FC3) ...
Just because 1.1.1.x works doesn't mean you should use it. It is indeed reserved, see:
http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv4-address-space

Private addresses are defined in RFC 1918, http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1918.html

In a nutshell:
Code:
The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has reserved the 
following three blocks of the IP address space for private internets:

     10.0.0.0        -   10.255.255.255  (10/8 prefix)
     172.16.0.0      -   172.31.255.255  (172.16/12 prefix)
     192.168.0.0     -   192.168.255.255 (192.168/16 prefix)
1.1.1.x is probably working now because it reserved & unassigned, but it is routable & your unauthorized use may already be causing problems to the 'Net. If/when it ever gets assigned in the future then that may cause you problems, suddenly & unexpectedly, perhaps in the middle of the night or on a weekend, holiday, or vacation. In would be a good idea to switch now to 1 of the 3 private spaces.

BTW, 1 of the reasons that you aren't getting complaints now may be that firewalls near you are automatically blocking this address as a part of a reserved block. People I know who try to write anally comprehensive fw scripts, block everything on the IANA reserved list.
 
  


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