Re: IP aliasing/Virtual IP's in 2.2.19 or 2.4.10

Steve Pirk (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 11:53:37 -0700 (PDT)

This much I have found so far...
In /usr/src/linux-2.2.16/.config :

In /usr/src/linux-2.2.19/.config
no CONFIG_IP_MASQUERADE lines at all....

Would it be save to add them to a 2.2.19 or 2.4.10 .config file?
Is aliasing/masquerading enabled by default in kernel versions
above 2.2.19?


On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, J Sloan wrote:

JS> Well now that you mention it I'm not sure JS> which option it is now - but rest assured JS> it works in e.g. the default Red Hat 7.x and JS> roswell kernels, and it works on my self JS> compiled kernels - I can send you my JS> .config if you want - or maybe someone JS> else on the list will fill in the blanks - JS> JS> cu JS> JS> jjs JS> JS> Steve Pirk wrote: JS> JS> > I remember a while back that there was an option in make menuconfig JS> > to enable IP masquerading or IP aliasing - The last version I JS> > remember seeing it in was 2.2.16. I am trying to enable virtual JS> > addresses on my box (eth0 and eth0:0 eth0:1 etc), and I am JS> > getting the following errors: JS> > SIOCSIFADDR: No such device JS> > SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such device JS> > when I issue the command: JS> > /sbin/ifconfig eth0:0 broadcast \ JS> > netmask JS> > JS> > In the 2.2.16 menuconfig there was the following option inside of JS> > Network Options: JS> > [*] IP: masquerading JS> > Enabling this allow me to define virtual IP's. I cannot find the JS> > same option in 2.2.19, 2.4.4, or in 2.4.10. JS> > Does anyone know where/how to enable this much needed fuctionality? JS> > JS> > Thansk in advance. JS> > -- JS> > Steve Pirk JS> > . . . . JS> > JS> > - JS> > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in JS> > the body of a message to JS> > More majordomo info at JS> > Please read the FAQ at JS>

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