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Re: ifconfig aliases
your mask seems a little excessive !! try 255.255.255.0 for a full class C
block network !!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Cameron" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 11:53 PM
Subject: ifconfig aliases
> I've run into a problem with aliases on a local network that seems
> embarrassingly simple.
> Have 2 OBSD 3.0 machines, both attached to the same network. I run:
> sudo ifconfig xl0 inet alias 192.168.0.5 netmask 255.255.255.255
> sudo ifconfig rl0 inet alias 192.168.0.6 netmask 255.255.255.255
> On the two different machines, almost -exactly- the same as the FAQ.
> After doing this, both computers can ping themselves, but not each other.
> the same network, I can make this work with 2 Linux machines (RH 7.2) with
> ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.0.7
> ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.0.8
> What makes this worse for me is that I have aliases working with real IP
> addresses all over the place and I'm quite put-off by this not working.
> Have I missed something simple here (I must have)?