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Bug 497264 - net-misc/netifrc - add support for virtual ethernet pair device
Summary: net-misc/netifrc - add support for virtual ethernet pair device
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Hosted Projects
Classification: Unclassified
Component: netifrc (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: netifrc Team
Whiteboard: netifrc:veth
: 557244 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-01-06 13:25 UTC by Justus Ranvier
Modified: 2024-03-03 22:00 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Justus Ranvier 2014-01-06 13:25:35 UTC
AFAICS netifrc does not support veth devices.

Syntax for creating them is simple:

ip link add name $endpoint1 type veth peer name $endpoint2

veth devices could be specified in /etc/conf.d/net by adding a veth_ variable that specifies the second endpoint:


Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Brian Evans (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-06-29 14:33:54 UTC
*** Bug 557244 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***