static IP address will not go away!

Kevin Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Tue Aug 12 09:02:57 PDT 2003

From: "Ray Hicks" <rayhicks at>
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 9:55 AM
Subject: static IP address will not go away!

> I have a new internet connection and my new provider here will DHCP
me an
> address.  I changed /etc/rc.conf to reflect the interface should
now DHCP and
> removed the static IP entry. Now when I ifconfig -a the interface
It shows 2 IP
> addresses.  The old one I had manually put there and the one it
DHCP'd for.  I
> have removed the entries from rc.conf for the static IP.  Can
anyone suggest
> where it might be coming from?
> I am using FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE.
The system has been rebooted or the interface has been brought


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