Subject: Re: IP aliasing
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Caffeinate The World <email@example.com>
Date: 03/15/2001 11:09:41
--- "Charles M. Hannum" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 06:08:20AM -0800, Caffeinate The World wrote:
> > this is what i have in mine:
> > # cat /etc/ifconfig.de0
> > 188.8.131.52 netmask 0xfffffff8 media 100baseTX
> > 184.108.40.206 netmask 0xffffffff alias
> > one thing that i've found that was strange was that the netmask for
> > alias as to be 255.255.255.255 or as with the hex above.
> That's only the case when the subnets would be conflicting otherwise.
> E.g., on one machine, I have:
> $ cat /etc/ifconfig.tlp0
> inet alias 10.0.0.1/16 broadcast 10.0.255.255
> inet alias 10.1.0.1/16 broadcast 10.1.255.255
> inet alias 10.2.0.1/16 broadcast 10.2.255.255
> inet6 alias 3ffe:1ce1:0:fe70::1 prefixlen 64
that's strange in my case then. cause i have a block of 8 static IP's
from my ISP and it's on the same net. i tried diff things and netbsd
finally was happy with 255.255.255.255 for the netmask.
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