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Re: Networking Q concerning /etc/network/interfaces

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Harry Putnam <reader@newsguy.com> wrote:
> Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> writes:

> and hostname -i shows:

AFAIK, these days this only works if "" is in "/etc/hosts"
or in the nis/nisplus/ldap equivalent.

> I vaguely remember bringing up the second address with ifconfig at
> some point, while tinkering with something that I no longer remember
> much about.

That would explain that eth0 has an IP address but isn't up.

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