Subject: Re: setting ethernet interface hardware address?
To: Nick Amato <>
From: Alfred Perlstein <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/16/2001 23:05:21
* Alfred Perlstein <> [011016 22:46] wrote:
> * Nick Amato <> [011016 21:49] wrote:
> > 
> > It's also worth noting that allowing configuration of MAC address
> > "aliases", where supported by the hardware, would be a nice feature.
> > This makes implementing something like VRRP (RFC 2338) much easier.
> True, any suggestions though?

(sorry for the noise)

Perhaps abusing the 'alias' keyword will work as then you have hardware
aliases.  I'll have to see how that fits in with things.

-Alfred Perlstein []
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