ifconfig -- how to remove address and mask?

Steve Bertrand iaccounts at ibctech.ca
Tue Oct 30 05:18:20 PDT 2007

freebsd at dreamchaser.org wrote:
> I tried delete, but it only works for *additional* ip addresses added
> using the alias command, not the original, primary one.  I can't
> remember the error message.

Are you specifying the primary IP as an argument to delete? It works
here for me with a primary IP ok:

# ifconfig fxp1 delete


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