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RE: [Xen-devel] RE: new /etc/xen/network script

To: "Nivedita Singhvi" <nsnix@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] RE: new /etc/xen/network script
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 13:34:32 +0100
Cc: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Zhai, Edwin" <edwin.zhai@xxxxxxxxx>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nivedita Singhvi [mailto:nsnix@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 17 August 2005 13:12
> To: Ian Pratt
> Cc: Ian Pratt; xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Zhai, Edwin
> Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] RE: new /etc/xen/network script
> Ian Pratt wrote:
> >>Guh. ifdown doesn't delete the addrs, and once they are, via 
> >>del_addrs, the link up doesn't result in route creation.
> > What's the contents of your ifcfg-eth0 file? (you may have multiple 
> > under different profiles)

> FC3.
> Not setting address via kernel cmd line.

So, it looks like the 'active ingredient' of 'ifdown eth0' is the
following line:
 ip link set dev eth0 down

Somehow, this seems to remove the ipv6 address, but leave the ipv4 one.

I guess an 'ifconfig eth0' is a reasonable way to clear out the
ipv4 address. 

I've checked something in.

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