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Re: [SLUG] tap0 network device
- To: slug <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] tap0 network device
- From: Ken Foskey <foskey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Feb 22 00:17:02 2002
On Thu, 2002-02-21 at 23:40, Crossfire wrote:
> Ken Foskey was once rumoured to have said:
> > I am having problems connecting my laptop up. I have a tap0 interface
> > on ifconfig with the wrong IP address and I cannot figure out how to get
> > rid of it to bring up my proper network settings.
> > Of course ifdown tap0 says huh??? in computer speak.
> tap/tun devices are created by programs using the generic tap/tun or
> ethertap interfaces.
> You should be able to completely remove tap0 by finding the task thats
> created it, and stopping/killing it.
> Of course, as Jeff suggested, ifconfig <if> down will always work.
Jeff is the man (again). I notice on reboot that diald was running,
removed that and guess what the whole thing started working.
The tulip network driver is very flaky and I think this was more my
problem. I am trying to upgrade my kernel but getting strange results.
I have just had a clean update of woody so I will make clean and build
the new kernel from scratch.