Re: Alias eth0:0 in Redhat 7.2

From: Tim Walberg (twalberg@mindspring.com)
Date: Sat Mar 16 2002 - 11:04:32 EST


Try eth0:1 - IIRC, eth0:0 == eth0, so additional aliases
must start at :1.

                        tw

On 03/16/2002 20:50 +0500, Arshad Mahmood wrote:
>>
>> Hi everybody,
>>
>> I am trying to apply alias IP to eth0 on my system having Red Hat 7.2
>> installed. But it does not accept that alias (eth0:0).
>>
>> Please note that eth0 is functioning in a proper way. Its IP is
>> 192.168.168.12
>>
>> I want to add an alias eth0:0 having IP address of 192.168.0.25
>>
>> I do it in the following way
>>
>> ~# neat &
>>
>> A Network Configuration window opens
>>
>> Click on devices Tab
>> Click on eth0
>> and click copy
>> Another device having nick "eth0Copy0" was formed.
>>
>> Now I edit "eth0Copy0"
>>
>> Apply the IP aaddress 192.168.0.25 to it and in Hardward tab check
>> "Enable Device Alias Support"
>>
>> I save all changes. When I quit and restart the network service no eth0:0
>> appaears on the out put of "ifconfig".
>>
>>
>> Please help me. It was very simple to add an alias in Redhat 6.2.
>>
>> But I am unable to to add alias(eth0:0) to eth0 in Redhat 7.2.
>>
>> Many thanks in advance.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Arshad Mahmood.
>>
>>
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