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SubjectRe: automatic routing in 2.2.*
On Wed, Mar 29, 2000 at 12:02:59AM +0200, Peter T. Breuer wrote:

> It's a very appropriate view. It's close to how NICs actually work.
> However, so what? It doesn't have any implications that I can þlainly
> see. Are you saying that ifconfig is broken, in that it shouldn't down
> the device when you down the alias, and it does? Or are you saying that

ifconfig IS broken in the sense that it tries to map two different paradigms
onto each other. 'Underneath the hood', the kernel is no longer like what
ifconfig promises.

iproute2 shows the world as it is, so I prefer to use that, and you may as
well.

Regards,

bert hubert.

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