Desired behaviour of "ifconfig -alias"
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 12 19:34:55 UTC 2007
On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 01:27:36PM -0600, Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 11:07:39AM -0800, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > Does it support media and mediaopt arguments? These are very
> > commonly used. I also rely on this, for what it's worth:
> > openvpn_enable="yes"
> > openvpn_configfile="/conf/ME/openvpn/openvpn.conf"
> > openvpn_dir="/conf/ME/openvpn"
> > openvpn_if="tap"
> > cloned_interfaces="bridge0"
> > ifconfig_bridge0="addm em1 up"
> Setting media options and the like via _aliasesX variables makes no
> sense and you don't appear to be doing it so I'm confused by your
> question. The ifconfig_iface_aliasX syntax exists to add IPv4 addresses
> to an interface. New ipv4_addrs_iface variable is an attempt to replace
> that and nothing more.
Ah, now I understand. I was reading it as "ipv4_addrs_<iface> would
replace ifconfig_<iface> altogether", which was obviously incorrect
on my part.
Thanks for clearing up my confusion... :-)
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