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SubjectRe: Probable bug in handling disabled network interfaces (2.2.12)

Hello Alexey,

On Sat, 18 Sep 1999 kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru wrote:
> Hello!
> > (disabled) cipcb0's address.
> "ifconfig xxx down" does _not_ disable the interface, it shutdowns
> driver. If "ifconfig xxx" shows something, the interface is present,
> all the addresses configured on it are "deprecated", but they are still
> valid addresses of this host.

> To disable interface completely you have to remove its addresses.
Then How ? , I can't use 0.0.0.0 or 255.255.255.255 or "" .

> > "rmmod cipcb", so that cipcb0 truly disappears, makes the system stop
> > responding to the downed interface's address.
> Exactly.

Anmd I just dont/wont use modules . Tia, JimL
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