interface woes, interface is up and has an ip assigned to it,
but it cannot ping out and it can't be pinged
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com
Wed May 21 12:55:43 PDT 2003
Bsd Neophyte <bsdneophyte at yahoo.com> writes:
> --- Eduardo Viruena Silva <mrspock at esfm.ipn.mx> wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 May 2003, Bsd Neophyte wrote:
> > It can be silly but... here it goes:
> > Are the wires connected where they are supposed to be?
> > I mean, do you know which of your nics is pcn0 and which is pcn1 ?
> > ... It happened to me.
> not silly at all... the layer one problems are probably the most common.
> i did check, believe it or not, the first time i was getting frustrated
> the cable was going from the nic on the FreeBSD box to the nic on my XP
> box and i was getting really frustrated that the switch wasn't lighting
> up. :)
> however, i've resolved all layer 1 issues. the cable has been tested for
> both nics... the status changes from no carrier to active. so i know
> which nic is which.
> however, now i'm getting another issue. pcn1 is not taking it's ip
> address. it seems that only pcn0 has an ip address.
> but i still can't ping anything outside of the machine itself. :/
Do this one card at a time. Look at the first card, and post (1) the
details of how you're configuring it, (2) the output of ifconfig, and
(3) what happens when you try the ping.
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