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Strange network things: eth1 (but no nic!!) and sit0


After installing Etch on my AMD64 machine I suddenly have an extra eth1
without actually having an NIC. I cannot activate it  in the "Network
settings" applet but it is shown during boot and in the output of
ifconfig (without ip address). Can anyone give me clue as to where this
eth1 is comming from ? Is that related to my next question (IP6)?  Or
maybe firewire ?

I also have a "sit0" which appears to be a IPv6-in-IPv4 address. Is that
correct? IS there any documentation available a to why that is (I have
nothing configured myself, there is nothing about IP6 I can find on my



Joost Kraaijeveld
Askesis B.V.
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6524NB Nijmegen
tel: 024-3888063 / 06-51855277
fax: 024-3608416
e-mail: J.Kraaijeveld@Askesis.nl
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