cvs commit: src/sys/netinet in.c

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at
Thu Aug 18 23:20:48 GMT 2005

Hi Gleb,

> glebius     2005-08-18 10:34:30 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/netinet          in.c 
>   Log:
>   In order to support CARP interfaces kernel was taught to handle more
>   than one interface in one subnet. However, some userland apps rely on
>   the believe that this configuration is impossible.
>   Add a sysctl switch net.inet.ip.same_prefix_carp_only. If the switch
>   is on, then kernel will refuse to add an additional interface to
>   already connected subnet unless the interface is CARP. Default
>   value is off.
>   PR:                     bin/82306
>   In collaboration with:  mlaier

First, thanks for you work.
Do you plan to drop a line about this in a manual page ?  I would like
to help you on this, but I don't think I'm the good guy to do it,
since I don't even use carp(4) interfaces.

Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >

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