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Bug 6828

Summary: ifup no longer recognizes ARP flag
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: chris.studholme
Component: initscriptsAssignee: Bill Nottingham <notting>
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Version: 6.1CC: rvokal
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Description chris.studholme 1999-11-08 18:56:20 UTC
Older versions of RedHat used to have "ifconfig ${DEVICE}
${IPADDR} netmask ${NETMASK} broadcast ${BROADCAST}
${ARP:+arp}" in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup.  Newer
versions are missing the "${ARP:+arp}" part.  This is needed
by people who are using the ethertap device and want proper
ARP activity.  I can't see it effecting anyone else.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-08 19:35:59 UTC
Um, how old is 'older' in this case?

I don't see any traces of this in our CVS archive... :)

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-16 17:18:59 UTC
added in initscripts-4.65-1, which will be in the next Raw Hide release.