FreeBSD 9

Sergey Kandaurov pluknet at
Thu Jun 30 16:21:46 UTC 2011

On 30 June 2011 20:11, Niclas Zeising <niclas.zeising at> wrote:
> On 2011-06-30 17:26, Tim Gustafson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've installed FreeBSD 9 on a new server because 8.2 doesn't have support for the LSI SAS2008 controller.  I've also built the system as a ZFS-root box, and I have to say that I'm quite happy with the disk performance: we're getting about 500MB/s write and 675MB/s read.  All in all, I'm very happy with FreeBSD 9.
>> I have noticed two snafus that I thought I'd send to the group just as feedback:
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> 2. secondary IP addresses on network interfaces don't seem to be working
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> In my rc.conf, I have:
>> ifconfig_bce0=" netmask"
>> ifconfig_bce0_alias0=" netmask"
>> but when the machine reboots, it only gets its primary IP address.
> I think you need something along the line of ifconfig_bce0_alias0="inet
> netmask ...", notice the 'inet', since aliasN can be used for
> both inet and inet6.
> HTH!

Exactly. Since SVN rev 197139 you need to explicitly specify the protocol
family before address in the ifconfig_IF_alias="" string.


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