eth0 alias issue

T. Howell-Cintron fedora-list at
Fri Jul 24 20:42:45 UTC 2009

T. Howell-Cintron wrote:
> Greetings fedora-list!
> I'm trying to add another IP address to one of my machines running FC11
> and have run in to a difficult problem.  I'm used to simply copying a
> working ifcfg-eth0 to ifcfg-eth0:1, changing DEVICE, NAME, and IPADDR
> and it works as expected.  Not this time around..

When I disable NetworkManager and enable /etc/rc.d/init.d/network
everything works as expected.  Because this is a headless server I'm not
sure what the repercussions of reverting from NM to the old 'network'
script but as long as it works I'm not going to complain.

T. Howell-Cintron

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