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Date:      Fri, 8 Dec 1995 12:06:47 -0500
From:      "Garrett A. Wollman" <>
To:        Barry Masterson <>
Cc:        "freebsd.questions" <>
Subject:   /kernel: rtinit: wrong ifa
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<<On Thu, 7 Dec 1995 22:07:37 -0500 (EST), Barry Masterson <> said:

> Dec 6 00:15:20 /kernel: rtinit: wrong ifa (0xf0539680) was (0xf04dee00)
> Dec 7 07:50:32 /kernel: rtinit: wrong ifa (0xf054ee00) was (0xf04dee00)

What this means is that, in the process of trying to configure a
network interface, the address which was specified for the new
interface matched one that already belonged to another interface.  The
code is basically giving you a very cryptic warning to the effect that
`what you asked me to do doesn't make any sense, but I'll force it
through anyway'.


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