Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 20051
linuxconf does not create virtual ip aliases correctly
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:29:36 EDT
When IP aliases are created in linuxconf it makes files
in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts, however these ifcfg files will not
work. They have no device line and therefore will not bring the virtual
Also, when a range of addresses is specified the range designation such as
192.168.0.1-25 is placed in the first virtual device file as the IP
It would be nice if a selection could be made whether to start these
interfaces on boot or not.
You can't bring a virtual interface up without the "real" interface it goes
with. The next time eth0 is brought up (either at boot or manually), the
virtual interfaces will come up.