kieren at keme
Dec 4, 2003, 10:13 AM
Post #1 of 1
On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 10:48:59AM -0500, Theo Schlossnagle wrote:
> >Kieren Hynd wrote:
> >>So, the question is: Does anyone know of a way to get Wackamole to
> >>manage its virtual interfaces on a 'real' interface under linux that
> >>no address assigned to it (ie; down)?
> >>If we try to run Wackamole on an interface that isn't up, it has
> >>problems bringing up its virtual interfaces because the interface eth0
> >>wasn't up, and therefore had no routes in place.
> The problem is unclear to me. Is it that the IP address cannot be
> added, or that it is added successfully but does not work because it is
> lacking a route? The first would be a bug, while the second would be
> an unimplemented feature. The CVS version of wackamole does have the
> ability to run arbitrary C code and perl code when an interface goes up
> or down -- so it could be done that way.
Cheers, we're just building the CVS to have a play with some Perl :)
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