Comment 23 for bug 1593379

On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 03:20:29PM -0000, hackeron wrote:
> My biggest issue is virtual interfaces do NOT work with these
> "predictable" network names. I can do ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.123.123
> but I cannot do ifconfig enxb827djdk:0 192.168.123.123 - it just
> overrites the main IP, rather than creating another virtual interface :(

I can't help with the bug in general, but for this particular use case,
try "ip addr add 192.168.123.123 dev enxb827djdk". ifconfig isn't going
away, but all new development has moved to the "ip" command which
replaces it.