Tried adding alias IP addresses. Using Linux 2.0.0 with kernel
recompiled for IP aliasing. /proc/net/aliases and
/proc/net/alias_types exist. However when typing suggested command
line from NET-2-HOWTO receive error message- "net_alias_dev_create ...
unregistered family type" or words to that effect.
IP support for eth0 appears to work fine for all tested network
Need to support at least 5 IP addresses. eth0 is a NE2000 ethernet
I believe that the error may be improper command line or improper
version of ifconfig.
Any tips would be useful.
Excerpt NET-2-HOWTO (5/96)
220.127.116.11. Configuring IP_ALIAS for 1.3.50++
# ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.1.1
# route add -host 192.168.1.1 dev eth0:0
Note that aliases start at '0'. So eth0:1 would be the second alias
for the physical eth0 device.
To delete an alias you again use the ifconfig command as follows:
# ifconfig eth0:0- 0
The '-' character signifies to the kernel that the alias should be
deleted and all routes and arp entries that point to it should be