Bug#525012: (no subject)
amadorim at vdavda.com
Mon Jul 27 07:16:06 UTC 2009
On Sunday 26 July 2009, 16:07:22, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>> The Official Manual example  in the section 10.6.1.7 does not work anymore
>> because of this.
>> So e.g:
>> # ifconfig eth0:1 inet 0 up
>> does not work anymore
> That's because it is not an interface whatsoever (compare with running
> `ip addr`). ifconfig just displays it in a fashion that makes others
> believe it would be an interface.
You suggest that this bug should be forwarded to debian manual maintainers
I originally meant that one between the manual and the software is wrong and
should be fixed.
>> As noted in  (which is the same bug of this in the ubuntu's bts) I think
>> that dhcp3-client's important bug #275653 is caused by this bug too, so I
>> CC it.
Could then dhcp3-client be fixed if is just the manual which is wrong?
>>  http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-gateway.en.html#s-net-
>>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/net-tools/+bug/356800
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