Re: Small TCP-buglet in 2.1.80..

A.N.Kuznetsov (
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 18:57:33 +0300

In article <> you wrote:
: ifconfig from the net tools will break if compiled with the new ioctls.
: it uses SIOCGIFCOUNT which used to return ENODEV, it now returns the
: number of real interfaces, not including aliases. this causes ifconfig to
: miscalculate the number of interfaces to display.

Alas, SIOCGIFCOUNT was born invalid.
Please, look at comments in net/core/dev.c.

Alexey Kuznetsov