Paul Jakma said:
> i saw that.. but nevertheless it can happen. Eg, ifconfig ethx xyz etc
> up will bring up that interface if you have an alias in modules.conf.
> Looking at strace i can't see how (with eth1 aliased to dummy) i
> can't even get this case to work, but it does work - RH network init
> script depends on it iirc. And i think it's similar to ping.
I think that could be kerneld, or similar? if I recall correctly (which
I'm probbably not), it used to do this -- then modutils took over the job.
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