Subject: Re: mutating IPv4 aliases on NetBSD 2 systems
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List: tech-net
Date: 02/24/2006 21:59:23
On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 03:54:40PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> If you got such an example from the FreeBSD handbook, it's quite simply
> wrong.  You should tell the maintainers so they can fix it.
> You can configure additional host addresses on lo0 with a /32 netmask
> if you wish.

Please be careful when speaking about other systems. Configuring the
aliases with /32 on the target interface is the correct way for FreeBSD.
Configuring them on lo0 does *not* work on FreeBSD.