ifconfig bug

Stefan Farfeleder stefan at fafoe.narf.at
Sat Nov 15 12:07:48 PST 2003

On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 11:54:20AM -0800, Lars Eggert wrote:

> shouldn't this work?
> # ifconfig em0 inet netmask \
> 	ether 00:07:e9:0a:26:52
> ifconfig: ether: bad value
> This is with today's -current, but this may have been around longer - I 
> hadn't tried it before today. Using two commands to set MAC and IP 
> addresses works fine, but it needs to be one command for rc.conf.

ifconfig accepts only one value for the address family per invocation,
you can't mix "inet" and "ether".


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