Add an IP alias to ethernet interface

Sebastian Faulborn sfaulborn at
Wed Jun 13 01:01:15 PDT 2007

Andy wrote:

>I was incorrect, it does work. However:
>1. It uses the old style aliasing scheme as used by ifconfig.
>2. It only works because the ip command just ignores the :n on the
>interface name.

You are correct! "ip addr show" only shows the interfaces as eth0
ignoring the ":0" etc. and ifconfig doesn't show the other ip's
at all. So your solutions is better.



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