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SubjectRe: Aliases
Try before you buy.

# ip a a brd + dev eth0
# ip r a via dev eth0

# ip r g via dev eth0 src
cache mtu 1500 advmss 1460

# ip r g dev eth0 src
cache mtu 1500 advmss 1460


David Lang wrote:

>the problem with adding an entire netblock to an interface is that you
>frequently have a gateway on that netblock that belongs to another
>machine so you want to add 253 out of 256 addresses to your machine.
>how do you do that easily?
>example gateway is and you want the rest of the 192.168.1.x
>network aliased on the machine.

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