Bug 20051 - linuxconf does not create virtual ip aliases correctly
linuxconf does not create virtual ip aliases correctly
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Dale Lovelace
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Reported: 2000-10-30 14:21 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-30 14:21:20 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-10-30 14:21:18 EST
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 
interface up. 

Also, when a range of addresses is specified the range designation such as 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.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-10-30 15:20:12 EST
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.

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