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This makes sense now... The version I am having trouble with
is 2.2.19. I think I will grab 2.4.4 and try that...

Thanks for all the help!

Steve
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On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, J Sloan wrote:

JS> Steve Pirk wrote:
JS>
JS> > This much I have found so far...
JS> > In /usr/src/linux-2.2.16/.config :
JS> > CONFIG_IP_MASQUERADE=y
JS> >
JS> > In /usr/src/linux-2.2.19/.config
JS> > no CONFIG_IP_MASQUERADE lines at all....
JS> >
JS> > Would it be save to add them to a 2.2.19 or 2.4.10 .config file?
JS>
JS> bad idea -
agreed :-)

JS>
JS> >
JS> > Is aliasing/masquerading enabled by default in kernel versions
JS> > above 2.2.19?
JS>
JS> I think it's a default feature in 2.4.x since I don't
JS> see a config file option for it and it works fine on
JS> all my boxen -
JS>
JS> Let's check the docs:
JS>

I know... I should have checked the 2.4.x docs.

JS> Ah, here it is - and it matches my experience -
JS>
JS> /usr/src/linux/Documentation/networking/alias.txt:
JS> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
JS> IP-Aliasing:
JS> ============
JS>
JS> IP-aliases are additional IP-adresses/masks hooked up to a base
JS> interface by adding a colon and a string when running ifconfig.
JS> This string is usually numeric, but this is not a must.
JS>
JS> IP-Aliases are avail if CONFIG_INET (`standard' IPv4 networking)
JS> is configured in the kernel.
JS>
JS>
JS> o Alias creation.
JS> Alias creation is done by 'magic' interface naming: eg. to create a
JS> 200.1.1.1 alias for eth0 ...
JS>
JS> # ifconfig eth0:0 200.1.1.1 etc,etc....
JS> ~~ -> request alias #0 creation (if not yet exists) for eth0
JS>
JS> The corresponding route is also set up by this command.
JS> Please note: The route always points to the base interface.

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Steve Pirk
orion@deathcon.com . deathcon.com . pirk.com . webops.com . t2servers.com

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