dhcp on one of 2 nics
vescovi at ctcnet.net
Thu Nov 27 21:31:52 PST 2003
I think I can handle the dhcp config, it's just a matter of solving the first
There are no errors in dmesg,but they are both using irq11 as follows:
pcic0 irq 11 at device 3.0 on pci0
pcic1 irq 11 at device 3.1 on pci0
Memory allocation is different for each.
Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> Redirected to -questions.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ken Vescovi" <vescovi at ctcnet.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 10:06 PM
> > I finally got cable modem access here in the backwoods of west-central
> > PA.
> > I want to set up my Dell Latitude running 4.8 as a gateway doing PAT and
> > using ipfw.
> > I have 2, 3c589c cards and need one to get an address from the cable
> > company via DHCP.
> > The other nic will be configured as the gateway for my home net.
> > Problem one:
> > Card 2 is recognized, but I get this message "No free Configuration for
> > card 3Com corp' and no device id is assigned.
> > It doesn't matter which slot the card is in, it seems to only recognize
> > the first and give it device id ep0.
> > I removed the 'default' setting from pcic1 in the kernel config as
> > follows:
> > device pcic0 at isa? irq 0 port 0x3e0 iomem 0xd0000
> > device pcic1 at isa? irq 0 port 0x3e2 iomem 0xd4000
> > But it's still not recognized. Any suggestions?
> I don't really know about this one but I don't any changes are needed in
> your kernel config. You must have the right driver compiled in as it
> recognizes one card. If the cards aren't plug-n-play, are you sure both
> cards are set up to use different interrupts and memory areas? Are both
> cards seen in your dmesg output?
> > Problem 2 is how do I configure one nic for dhcp and the other for
> > static. I can do the static config,
> > but how do I config the system to have static on card 1 and dhcp on card
> > 2?
> man rc.conf and man dhclient. You use rc.conf to specify settings for each
> NIC and dhclient will get setup info from a DHCP server.
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