Bug 62252 - ifconfig does not bring up eth0:1 in situation of bug 61705
ifconfig does not bring up eth0:1 in situation of bug 61705
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: net-tools (Show other bugs)
skipjack-beta1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-03-28 16:02 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-28 16:02:48 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-03-28 16:02:44 EST
Description of Problem: 

On Dell I7000 laptop with Dynalink L10C pccard ethernet adapter attached to
Linksys router via hub using dhcpcd I experience bug 61705.
I also use an alias eth0:1 for my home network.
As is known after booting 'ifup eth0' brings up eth0 + eth0:1 + dhcpcd.
However 'ifconfig eth0 up' only brings up eth0 but not eth0:1
And 'ifconfig eth0:1' does not work at all, it does nothing with error message
"SIOCSIFFLAGS: Cannot assign requested adress".
(of course ifconfig does not start dhcpcd).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

net-tools-1.60-3

How Reproducible:

Everytime

Steps to Reproduce:

1. bug 61705 exist for laptop after configuration of networking eth0 + eth0:1 +     
   dhcpcd
2. boot laptop
3. do '/sbin/ifconfig eth0 up' and '/sbin/ifconfig eth0:1 up'

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-04-01 15:32:41 EST
ifconfig is the raw device manipulation tool; it doesn't handle associated
aliases like that. Use ifup instead.

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