Re: missing aliased interfaces in /proc/net/dev

A.N.Kuznetsov (
Sat, 17 Jan 1998 21:44:07 +0300

In article <> you wrote:
: So here is a first diff against 2.1.78 to add at least the missing
: aliased interfaces in /proc/net/dev and to update the out-of-date
: documentation:

There are no such interfaces, so that it is non-sense to show
them in /proc/net/dev. They are emulated MINIMALLY just not to break
the things which people used to. But each emulation has some natural

Documentation update is excellent, only I did not understood this:

: +o For IP aliasing you must have IP_ALIAS support included by static
: + linking; it is avail as a module.

Alexey Kuznetsov