From: Jeff Dike <jdike@ka...> - 2003-03-05 02:17:25
> It seems that I should boot with "eth0=tuntap,umlx1,...,<someip>" and
> configure the umlx1 with "ip address add umlx1 <someotherip>".
> But why
> doing this (unnecessary?) work? It works with my setup!
I'm going to guess that it works because you're bridging, and I think that
makes the host side IP address irrelevant. I normally don't bridge, and use
the tap device as a point-to-point interface, in which case the two ends
absolutely have to have different addresses.