Bug 158777 - ZEROCONF documentation missing
ZEROCONF documentation missing
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
3.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2005-05-25 12:27 EDT by Tru Huynh
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-25 12:37:03 EDT
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Description Tru Huynh 2005-05-25 12:27:08 EDT
Description of problem:
Bugzilla Bug 121706 – documentation of NOZEROCONF

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
initscripts-7.31.18.EL

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.grep -ir ZEROCONF /usr/share/doc -> nothing but the Changelog addition in
initscripts
2.ZEROCONF in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup
    380 # Add Zeroconf route.
    381 if [ -z "${NOZEROCONF}" -a "${ISALIAS}" = "no" ]; then
    382     ip route replace 169.254.0.0/16 dev ${REALDEVICE}
    383 fi

  
Actual results:

[tru@sillage network-scripts]$ netstat -rn
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt Iface
157.99.90.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U         0 0          0 eth1
169.254.0.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.0.0     U         0 0          0 eth1
0.0.0.0         157.99.90.1     0.0.0.0         UG        0 0          0 eth1

Expected results:

no 169.254.0.0/16 route installed if not requested

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-05-25 12:37:03 EDT
This is documented in current releases; it will be in sysconfig.txt in RHEL 5.

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