Kernel 2.6.12

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jun 20 16:36:00 PDT 2005


Andrew Benton wrote:
> DJ Lucas wrote:

>> Has anybody dug in to see why this works?  It does not seem correct as
>> is.  A physical link must exist to add an address to it, even on virtual
>> devices, correct?
> 
> 
> Are you sure? http://www.policyrouting.org/iproute2.doc.html#ss9.12
> seems to say that you configure the interface before you use ip link to
> set it up

Nope I'm not sure, and I now stand corrected.  Thanks for that, however,
it now draws my attention to possible issues elsewhere.

-- DJ Lucas



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