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Broadcast address does not add automatically
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The latest ethernet implementation does not add a broadcast address automatically, like that doing in a stable version.

vyos@bras# set interfaces ethernet eth1 address
vyos@bras# commit
vyos@bras# run show interfaces ethernet eth1
eth1: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP group default qlen 1000
    link/ether 50:00:00:02:00:01 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
    inet scope global eth1
       valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
    inet6 fe80::5200:ff:fe02:1/64 scope link 
       valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever

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Difficulty level
Easy (less than an hour)
Why the issue appeared?
Implementation mistake
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)

Event Timeline

Dmitry changed the task status from Open to In progress.May 26 2020, 1:36 PM
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jjakob triaged this task as Normal priority.
jjakob moved this task from Need Triage to In Progress on the VyOS 1.3 Equuleus board.
jjakob moved this task from In Progress to Finished on the VyOS 1.3 Equuleus board.
jjakob changed Difficulty level from Unknown (require assessment) to Easy (less than an hour).
jjakob changed Why the issue appeared? from Will be filled on close to Implementation mistake.