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Re: interfaces, mapping, etc

On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 04:13:14PM +0000, Jason Lunz wrote:
> 	iface br0 inet static
> 		address
> 		netmask
> 		bridge_ports eth3 eth4
> 		bridge_stp off
> 		# this is a Hack. ifup/down requires an IP for this interface even
> 		# though we don't want one, so we assign bullshit and remove it once
> 		# the bridge is up.
> 		up ip addr del dev br0
> ifupdown requires an "inet static" interface to have an address, but a
> bridge doesn't always need an IP. I need to file a bug on this.

Can ifupdown be changed so that hack is not required?

Maybe "inet none"?
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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