Subject: Re: ifconfig alias routing problems...
To: Randy Terbush <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/19/1995 16:22:52
Randy Terbush writes:
> > Is the ARP request completing (i.e. is the NetBSD box with the alias
> > address properly responding to ARP requests for both addresses)?
> > 
> > Erik Fair
> > 
> The aliased addresses are *not* in the arp table even after forcibly
> deleting and readding the route.

I'll just note that I use host alias IP addresses all the time and
they are just fine. One complexity that shows up is the need to add
routes for the alias addrs. You might want to check the patch I
submitted to /etc/netstart in a PR a while back for the way I set
things up.