Re: Notifier chains bug ?

From: AmÃrico Wang
Date: Tue Mar 02 2010 - 10:40:13 EST

On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 07:50:01AM +0200, Oleg Kutkov wrote:
>2010/3/2 AmÃrico Wang <xiyou.wangcong@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 8:08 AM, Oleg Kutkov <elenbert@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> I try to used notifier chains for monitoring network devices events.
>>> All works perfectly when just i'm connecting/disconnecting network cable or
>>> up/down interface via ifconfig.
>>> But when i try to change interface address - nothing happens. Notifier is
>>> don't send any events :(
>> I think you mean IP address? No, NETDEV_CHANGEADDR is for hardware
>> address, not for IP address.
>> If you were changing mac address, you will receive NETDEV_CHANGEADDR.
>Thank for quick answer.
>Yes, i mean IP address. And what about NETDEV_CHANGE ?

It is for rtnetlink state transition.

>Is there possible for monitoring IP address/netmask changing ?

AFAIK, no.

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