Re: Debian: SIOCSIFFLAGS: Cannot assign requested address when adding extra ips to an interface
On Fri, 03 Aug 2012 12:10:16 +0200, Tóth Tibor Péter wrote:
> I have some problem when I'm trying to add an extra IP to an interface.
> My config:
> #ifconfig eth0:0 up
> SIOCSIFFLAGS: Cannot assign requested address
> The strange thing is that sometimes works, sometimes not.
> if I do this way, it works every time: #ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.0.100
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> What cause the SIOCSIFFLAGS error messaeg? It exists on Debian 5 and
> Debian 6 as well.
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