Subject: Re: inet aliases and routed
To: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
> 126.96.36.199 netmask 0xffffff00 media autoselect
> alias 188.8.131.52
>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....