> On Thu 3 Oct, 1996, "Nick D'Apice" <ndapice @
> >for SGI and BSDI, its 'ifconfig xxx alias a.b.c.d netmask a.b.c.d
> the original poster asks about IRIX 5.3. That only supports
> aliases if you apply a patch. The poster is in .cz so probably won't
> be able to download it from the SGI web server, but he could try
> looking for it anyway (look in the webforce areas).
> IRIX 6.2 adds support in the release operating system, and improves
> performance, but often results in crashing the OS because of some
> pointer errors when deleting them. C'est la vie.
That problem has been fixed in an Irix 6.2 patch. You can get
the patches fro the patch server or by calling customer support.
-- Bill (fisher @
> >> Date: Tue, 01 Oct 1996 06:10:55 +0100
> >> From: Skarban <mskarban @
> >> I am building virtual www server and i need to define multi IP
> >> address over one physical interface of my SGI Challenge - S (Irix
> >> 5.3). I am looking for parameter of Ifconfig command of SGI IRIX 5.3