Possible Syntax Error "interfaces" (Ubuntu 6.10)

Martin Marcher martin.marcher at openforce.com
Sun Jan 7 16:46:23 UTC 2007


Am 07.01.2007 um 17:41 schrieb Mario Vukelic:

> On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 17:37 +0100, Martin Marcher wrote:
>> If I remember correctly eth0:0 is valid I guess he's trying to have
>> more than one IP on a single NIC, nevertheless I'd do it with a
>> mapping
> I see, thanks for correcting. man interfaces does not talk about that
> syntax though (I did check before posting :)

You are right (checked before too) man interfaces doesn't use this  
syntax as it seemes but a short google lead me to this http:// 
www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/IP-Alias.html which uses the syntax.

Still I prefer the the mapping syntax in interfaces since I keep with  
debian based distros (if I can) otherwise I try to use the  
distribution internal tools and syntax.

anyway posted it from what i remembered, hence the "if i remember  


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