Subject: Re: mutating IPv4 aliases on NetBSD 2 systems
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List: tech-net
Date: 02/24/2006 14:21:33
On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 01:51:04PM +0100, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> Hmm, this is not what I had expected! Notice the addresses don't match
> the configuration: is an alias now, and
> is not an alias anymore! At least the netmasks and broadcast addresses
> did not change...

Why do they not match the configuration? The kernel doesn't really have
a concept of "aliases", just multiple addresses on an interface. I'm not
sure why the order changed, but a program which depends on the order is
clearly buggy.