[quagga-dev 1270] Re: point-to-point ospf on ethernet not working

Andrew J. Schorr aschorr at telemetry-investments.com
Mon Jun 14 13:32:44 BST 2004


Hi Birger,

On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 11:42:25AM +0200, Birger Schmidt wrote:
> i want to have a point-to-point ospf interface on ethernet.
> 
> configuration (on RT1 - RT2 same with swaped addresses) as follows:
> 
> # ip configuration
> ip link set dev eth1 up
> ip address add 172.16.0.1 peer 172.16.0.2 dev eth1
> 
> 
> has anyone an idea how to get this config working?

Why are you trying to set up an ethernet interface as point-to-point?
And why are you using a /32 prefix length on that network?  If you can explain
what you're trying to accomplish, I'm sure a solution is possible...

-Andy



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