[techtalk] Multiple IPs on one NIC

Morgan Christiansson morgan.christiansson at mobigym.se
Sat Mar 11 09:01:46 EST 2000

lilith at paxumbrae.com wrote:
> First, I would like to thank everyone who answered my earlier question. You were most helpful :)
> Second, under Slackware 4, I was able to use ifconfig to configure multiple IP addresses for one NIC. eth0:1, eth0:2, etc. However, I have upgraded to Slackware 7 and can no longer accomplish this. ifconfig will not allow me to specify eth0:1, eth0:2, etc. Is there a way around this?

Just use a kernel configured with IP aliasing.

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