Bug 6828 - ifup no longer recognizes ARP flag
ifup no longer recognizes ARP flag
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
6.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-11-08 13:56 EST by chris.studholme
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-16 12:18:58 EST
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Description chris.studholme 1999-11-08 13:56:20 EST
Older versions of RedHat used to have "ifconfig ${DEVICE}
${IPADDR} netmask ${NETMASK} broadcast ${BROADCAST}
${ARP:+arp}" in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup.  Newer
versions are missing the "${ARP:+arp}" part.  This is needed
by people who are using the ethertap device and want proper
ARP activity.  I can't see it effecting anyone else.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-08 14:35:59 EST
Um, how old is 'older' in this case?

I don't see any traces of this in our CVS archive... :)
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-16 12:18:59 EST
added in initscripts-4.65-1, which will be in the next Raw Hide release.

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