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    SubjectRe: 2.2 network questions
    VI> 2) "ifconfig down" (net-tools 1.50) on an aliased interface also brings
    VI> the parent interface down. Ouch. That means if I alias interface for
    VI> testing on some machine I will have either to give it a bogus IP address
    VI> or reboot. Maybe there is some special method of bringing the aliases
    VI> down I don't know about?

    For me, ifconfig eth0:0 takes down all the virtual interfaces on eth0
    but eth0 itselt stays up. net-tools 1.50 here too.

    Meelis Roos (

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