Subject: Re: $ifaliases_* vs p2p interfaces
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: None <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/11/2000 12:03:41
>I just noticed something (the hard way): the rc.conf scheme for
>specifying alias addresses for interfaces is severely broken for
>point-to-point interfaces.
>In my specific case, I want to set up sl0.  Using ifconfig manually,
>the commands would be
>ifconfig sl0 netmask -link0 -link1 -link2 mtu 1500 up
>ifconfig sl0 alias netmask
>but there's nothing I can put in ifaliases_sl0 that will get that alias
>configuration done right!

	ifconfig_sl0 can take multiple lines.  it's noted in in /etc/netstart.


--- netmask -link0 -link1 -link2 mtu 1500 up
alias netmask