ifconfig with dual nicks
max at willystudios.com
Mon Apr 21 07:36:31 PDT 2003
On Sun, 20 Apr 2003 22:58:13 -0700
"Remington L." <madriax at garlic.com> wrote:
> I have FreeBSD 5.0 server with 3 nicks(vr[0-2). I have vr0 set as a
> static address on my "internal" network. I want to set up vr1 with a
> static address for my external address. When I go to configure vr1
> with an IP address I get
> Ifconfig vr1 172.16.16.1
> Ifconfig: ioctl (SIOCAIFADDR): File exists
> What does this mean and how do I fix it?
Are you trying to give that NIC an address that has the same subnet as
the internal NIC ? Is the NIC up ?
Try issuing another IP address and see if it accepts it.
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