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SubjectRe: Probable bug in handling disabled network interfaces (2.2.12)
On Sat, 18 Sep 1999, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:

>
> 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 "" .

Use ip addr del xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/xx dev cipcb0

This is the ip utility from IPROUTE2.

> > > "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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