Subject: Re: An approach for detachable interfaces.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/05/1999 21:58:48
On Fri, Nov 05, 1999 at 03:44:00PM -0500, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> I'd be interested in hearing from anyone else besides Jonathan who
> thinks that allowing for hot-swap replacement of a removed, possibly
> failed, interface with a card with a different MAC address is
> fundamentally broken.

Uhm, his scenario (having two similar cards, one with parameters X at work,
one with parameters Y at home) seems useful to me.

Although I'd rather use the same card and reconfigure it.