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Re: interesting bug



On Wed, 9 May 2001, Johan Adolfsson wrote:
> > it still accepted the address and did not do the normal behaviour of
> > disabling the
> > interface so as not to interfere with whoever has the real address.
> 
> Who can tell which one that got the "real" address?

The "change IP" script on some installations probably pings it to see if
it's already taken and croaks if so.

> Maybe there's a kernel option to do the "disable thing",
> haven't used it myself.

Just don't enable it if you don't want to

-BW