Subject: Re: inet aliases and routed
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/17/2000 08:08:08
>(1) what's the correct method for adding aliases via rc.d
>configuration?  what i've got now is:
>   # cat /etc/ifconfig.ex0 
> netmask 0xffffff00 media autoselect
>   alias
>but i've just noticed that i can't reach (ie, ping or telnet) the
>alias from the machine itself.  rc.d/network says:
>        # Note that $ifaliases_xxN works only with certain configurations and
>        # considered not recommended.  Use /etc/ifconfig.xxN if possible.
>so i figured i was doing "the right thing", but it doesn't seem to
>work too goodly.

	what is the configuration after bootup?  please paste ifconfig -a and
	netstat -rn here....