[Ilugc] configure the virtual IP
sbharathi at MidasComm.com
Tue Jan 12 21:45:15 IST 2010
> On 01/12/2010 02:49 PM, Saravanan S wrote:
>> Since everything in Linux is a file, you can create a virtual NIC
>> by duplicating the eth0 device file.
How!? Bcoz network interface is not connected to any device file.
> AFAICT, RTNETLINK is refers to the netfilter API to manipulate
> the kernel routing tables not any user space tool to assign IP
> addresses to NICs
It is not like direct assignment of IP. Some other trick and is
related to multicast. Let me try to recollect that.
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