Two NICs with one IP address each on the same subnet

Josh Paetzel josh at
Tue Nov 9 21:23:44 PST 2004

On Wednesday 10 November 2004 02:57, Sean Peisert wrote:
> I have a FreeBSD 5.x box with two NICs that I'd like
> to set up on the same subnet.  The purpose is to run
> separate services on each NIC.  I have the box set up
> with my rc.conf containing the following lines:
> defaultrouter="..."
> hostname="..."
> ifconfig_xl0="inet ...  netmask"
> ifconfig_sk0="inet ...  netmask mtu
> 9000"
> The router and IP addresses are all on the same
> subnet, as I previously mentioned.  Unfortunately, the
> first IP address seems not to work (I can ssh to the
> second, but not the first).  Is there something
> special I need to do to the routing to get this to
> work?  Anything to the kernel?
> Thanks,
> Sean

Can you imagine the routing loop? ;)


Josh Paetzel

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