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Date:      Fri, 8 Dec 1995 12:06:47 -0500
From:      "Garrett A. Wollman" <wollman@lcs.mit.edu>
To:        Barry Masterson <jbarrm@panix.com>
Cc:        "freebsd.questions" <questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   /kernel: rtinit: wrong ifa
Message-ID:  <9512081706.AA15001@halloran-eldar.lcs.mit.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.91.951207220431.8841A-100000@panix.com>
References:  <Pine.SUN.3.91.951207220431.8841A-100000@panix.com>

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<<On Thu, 7 Dec 1995 22:07:37 -0500 (EST), Barry Masterson <jbarrm@panix.com> 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'.

-GAWollman

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