Re: 2.1.74 (.68+?) IP_ALIASing: how? ;)

JuanJo Ciarlante (
Mon, 22 Dec 1997 08:17:47 -0300 (ARST)

On Sun, 21 Dec 1997, Tuomas Heino wrote:

> # ifconfig eth0:0
> eth0:0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 02:60:8C:7A:60:64
> unspec addr:[NONE SET] Bcast:[NONE SET] Mask:[NONE SET]
> RX packets:0 error:0 dropped:0 over:0 frame:0
> TX packets:0 error:0 dropped:0 over:0 carrier:0 coll:0
> Interrupt:5 Base address:0x280
> # ifconfig eth0:0 netmask up
> SIOCSIFADDR: Operation not supported by device
> SIOCSIFNETMASK: Operation not supported by device
> Dec 21 23:25:48 bx1 modprobe: can't locate module eth0:0
> Dec 21 23:26:03 bx1 last message repeated 5 times
Configure aliasing as STATIC "y", not module.
Network device handling was (almost) completely rewritten by ANK and
merged in 2.1.7x, "<device>:<num>" aliasing remains as a "compatability"
feature, not moduleable at the present.

-- Juanjo
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