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Date:      Mon, 30 Sep 1996 19:33:20 -0400 (EDT)
From:      "Marc G. Fournier" <>
To:        Bill Fenner <>
Subject:   Re: ifconfig alias question... 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>

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On Mon, 30 Sep 1996, Bill Fenner wrote:

> 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 .
	Okay, great...thanks :)

> 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.
	Hrmmm...I have plans to upgrade that machine to -current, but am
trying to hold that off for a little while, if possible...

	The it something that can be retrofits to -stable, or
is this kernel changes we are talking here?

Thanks again...

Marc G. Fournier                        
Systems Administrator @     

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