Re: route/ifconfig and .99

Alan Cox (
Fri, 10 May 1996 17:46:42 +0100 (BST)

> What this comes to is that it is a little difficult to manage things on
> machines with two (or more) interfaces on one ip address (in my case, the main
> ethernet, a second one bridging to an expermental box, and a ppp link).

Does this imply you have the linux bridging working ok ?

The problem here is there is no semantic for an IP interface to be up but not
actively doing IP as you need for a bridge.