IP alias Networking Errors.
malcolm.kay at internode.on.net
Sat May 24 19:37:09 PDT 2003
On Sun, 25 May 2003 12:00, Malcolm Kay wrote:
> On Sun, 25 May 2003 11:51, Andy Farkas wrote:
> > On Sat, 24 May 2003, Grant Peel wrote:
> > > fxp0: flags=8943<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,PROMISC,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu
> > > 1500 inet 184.108.40.206 netmask 0xfffffff0 broadcast 220.127.116.11 inet
> > > 18.104.22.168 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 22.214.171.124 inet
> > > 126.96.36.199 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 188.8.131.52 inet
> > > 184.108.40.206 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 220.127.116.11 inet
> > > 18.104.22.168 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 22.214.171.124 inet
> > > 126.96.36.199 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 188.8.131.52 inet
> > > 184.108.40.206 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 220.127.116.11 inet
> > > 18.104.22.168 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 22.214.171.124 ether
> > > 00:06:5b:ee:40:32
> > > media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
> > > status: active
> > ...
> > > When the next group of IP were assigned to me, and I set them as
> > > aliases on this machine, thats when I started getting the errors.
> > When you add aliases for a different subnet, the netmask should be the
> > proper one for the subnet ie. netmask 0xfffffff0.
> From the man pages (ifconfig(8)):
> alias Establish an additional network address for this interface. This
> is sometimes useful when changing network numbers, and one
> wishes to accept packets addressed to the old interface. If the address is
> on the same subnet as the first network address for this interface, a
> non-conflicting netmask must be given. Usually 0xffffffff is most
I see I misinterpreted your statement -- sorry!
More information about the freebsd-questions