[lfs-dev] How to create an alias interface with LFS networt bootscripts

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 21:06:24 PST 2015


Tim Tassonis wrote:
> Hi all
>
> I would like to create an alias interface in the form of eth0:0 to set a
> a second ip address on the interface. I tried the (obvious):
>
> cat > /etc/sysconfig/ifconfig.eth0:0  << EOF
> ONBOOT="yes"
> IFACE="eth0:0"
> SERVICE="ipv4-static"
> IP="192.168.219.221"
> GATEWAY="192.168.219.1"
> PREFIX="24"
> EOF
>
> and then ifup eth0:0, but then got the error:
>
>       Bringing up the eth0:0 interface...
>    *  Adding IPv4 address 192.168.219.221 to the eth0:0 interface... [
> OK  ]
>
> *****face eth0:0 doesn't exist.                                        [
> FAIL ]
>
>
> Is there a way to do it with the networkbootscripts in lfs 7.6, or do I
> have to do something manually elsewhere?

It's not supported right now.  I'll take a look and see what I can come 
up with.

   -- Bruce




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