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DNS resolution lost when starting sub-interface

I am starting a sub-interface off of my existing eth0, and its supposed to be an instant thing, so I'm trying to avoid using a config file. When I issue: ifconfig eth0:1 192.168.0.2 up The ...
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Sub-interface already in use on another host - brand new interface

I created a sub-interface on a RHEL box, eth0:1, and copied the eth0 config and changed all the settings to reflect eth0:1 and the IP address. However, when I issue ifup eth0:1 I receive this error: ...
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why does interface show on ifconfig

I bought up a vlan interface by running ifup on my ifcfg-vlan10 file, now when I do ifdown the ip connection goes down, however the device vlan10 is still visible in ifconfig. Why is that the case and ...
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configuring network interfaces on redhat linux

I'm trying to configure the ip address, broadcast and subnet mask of a series of interfaces. However, I'd like to configure the IP Address independent of the broadcast address and vice versa. In other ...
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How can I reset the statistics reported by ifconfig?

I'm trying to trace a possible link problem on one of our servers' ethernet interfaces. ifconfig reports a large number of error packets. I've asked the hosting company to make some changes to the ...