Problem Binding IP address to the NIC .............

shrikant shrikant at corp.123india.com
Wed May 28 02:39:44 PDT 2003


I got it corrected ,thanks for ur reply .

shrikant

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lowell Gilbert" <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com>
To: "shrikant" <shrikant at corp.123india.com>
Cc: <questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2003 11:37 PM
Subject: Re: Problem Binding IP address to the NIC .............


> "shrikant" <shrikant at corp.123india.com> writes:
>
> > I was configuring the secondary IP address for my server , before doing
any thing I always had a backup of the original running config Files so i
had a backup of rc.conf  .
> > I added the secondary IP address to the rc.conf ,and gave a reboot for
the secondary IP address to get activated .
> > On reboot I was not able to connect the machine thru SSH as it used to
before the configuration changes were made.
> > Looking at this i went to my FreeBSD box physicaly and logged in to the
root account , I then thought of replacing the original rc.conf as i was not
able to figure out any problem .So did I .
> > Then gave a reboot for the changes .
> > Then tried to ping the machine from another machine on the same network
,but was not able to ping or SSH it .
> > So i went back to the machine physically logged in and tried to ping
other machines in the network,I was not able to ping .
> > then I checked pinging the loopback address ,that too i was not able to
ping.
> > It seems that my IP address is not binding to the NIC card .
> >
> > Is there any solution for this .
>
> Please show the rc.conf file and the output output of ifconfig.
>



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