larse at ISI.EDU
Sat Nov 15 12:20:26 PST 2003
Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 11:54:20AM -0800, Lars Eggert wrote:
>>shouldn't this work?
>># ifconfig em0 inet 22.214.171.124 netmask 255.255.240.0 \
>> 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.
> This issue is already known about and the behaviour you are seeing is in
> accordance with how ifconfig should currently behave.
> I suggest patching rc scripts until it can be solved the right way round.
Thanks for the explanations! I'll work around this with a start_if.em0
Lars Eggert <larse at isi.edu> USC Information Sciences Institute
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