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Re: confusion in /etc/network/interfaces




On Sat, Mar 04, 2017 at 09:10:16PM +0100, Sven Hartge wrote:
> Worth noting: the interface:alias notation was introduced because
> "ifconfig" can not handle multiple IPv4 addresses on one interface and
> needs this kind of crutch.
> 
> The far more modern command "ip" has no such limitations.
 
I've found my own brain to have a similar limitation, and find interface
aliases useful for clarity even when I have ip(8) available.

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Jonathan Dowland
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