multiple logical interfaces

Bruce M Simpson bms at
Mon Mar 8 12:20:09 PST 2004

On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 02:13:57PM -0800, Jerry Jensen wrote:
> is it possible in freebsd to have multiple logical
> interfaces associated with say the loopback interface?
>  if so, how does one do this programmatically (as
> opposed to from the command line).

You can have multiple instances of lo(4) in 5.x at least, it's a cloneable
driver. You can have multiple IP addresses on the same lo(4) instance as
with any other IP-capable interface.


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