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SubjectRe: Aliases
Ralf Baechle <> writes:
> For various reasons interfaces aliases are deprecated. The recommended
> way of doing things these days is just adding more addresses to an
> interface with the ip(8) program from the iproute package. It works like:
> ip addr add broadcast scope host dev eth0

Newer ifconfig also supports "add" for IPv4 (older supported it only for

The problem of the original poster is also likely to have an too old ifconfig;
older ones had some O(n^2) algorithms with hurt with many interfaces.

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