[CentOS] multiple external addresses on one interface

Wed Apr 13 23:20:57 UTC 2005
John Newbigin <jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au>

ryanag at zoominternet.net wrote:

> I want to add two IP ranges on one NIC card (eth0 and eth0:1). Has
> anyone done this before? 
When you set up IP ranges, I think the if scripts use eth0:0->n already 
(one for each IP) (at least it used to, I have not checked this on EL4). 
  There could be some kind of conflict if you try to specify your own 
alias interface?


> The CentOS 4 gui keeps locking up when I try it there and the command
> line ifconfig seems to work, but ifup always returns the error that is
> never heard (no such device) of eth0:1
> thanks
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John Newbigin
Computer Systems Officer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia