- Why does 'ifconfig' command outputs the error message "Ifconfig uses obsolete kernel interface"
- When Infiniband is configured, ifconfig command outputs following messages :
Ifconfig uses the ioctl access method to get the full address information, which limits hardware addresses to 8 bytes. Because Infiniband address has 20 bytes, only the first 8 bytes are displayed correctly. Ifconfig is obsolete! For replacement check ip.
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