Re: [Vserver] nodev with secondary interfaces

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Sat 15 Jul 2006 - 12:18:26 BST
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On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 01:32:31PM +0100, Jim Wight wrote:
> The Great Flower Page says nodev "can be used to assign primary
> interfaces which are created by the host or another vserver.".
> Are secondary interfaces to be avoided?

no, not at all, in this case the description is misleading
it doesn't care if primary or secondary or whatever, it
just does not _create_ the ip for you, it assumes that it
already _exists_

> After returning to the documentation I realised I had unwittingly
> used nodev with a secondary.

no problem with that, probably the docu should be revised
there ...

> I haven't noticed any ill effects in the short time (hours) the
> vserver has been running. Am I likely to?

I hope not :)


> Jim
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