Subject: Re: wierd behavior from ifconfig
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/01/2001 08:56:10
On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 01:57:40AM -0700, Tim Rightnour wrote:

 > So.. playing around with sushi today.. I found that if you issue a command like:
 > ifconfig tlp0 inet x.x.x.x inet6 fe80::2a0:ccff:fee7:5dfc%tlp0
 > ifconfig tells you that you cannot set a destination address on a
 > non-point-to-point link.   Is that proper behavior?  It seems non-intuitive to
 > me that I cannot set both addresses in one command.

No, it's the correct behavior.  You can't set more than one address at a

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>