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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