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Re: eth0 alias issue

Aaron Konstam wrote:
>> Dumb question - shouldn't DEVICE be eth0 in both files? I thought it
>> was the name of the physical device.
> That is not strictly true. People on this list are found to complain
> that their wireless device is eth1 and their wired device is eth0.
> For example, the virbr0 on my machine is not physical device.
> What the OP is trying to do should work.
The name is eth#, lan#, or something else is controlled by the
driver. When doing an alias for eth0, shouldn't DEVICE still be
eth0? It is still the same physical device.

It is a different story when you get into things like VPN and
bridging. But you don't use DEVICE is bridges or VPNs...


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