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Date:      Mon, 30 Sep 1996 11:51:25 PDT
From:      Bill Fenner <>
To:        "Marc G. Fournier" <>
Subject:   Re: ifconfig alias question... 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sun, 29 Sep 1996 00:22:01 PDT." <> 

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In message <>you write:
># Initial configuration
>ifconfig ed0 inet netmask
># Aliases
>ifconfig ed0 alias netmask

When the alias is a different network, as opposed to another IP address on the 
same network, then you want to use a real netmask, not .

There's a bug in the ARP routines that always sends ARP requests with the 
last-added-alias's IP address; this is fixed in -current.


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