configuring xl device
ryallsd at datasphereweb.com
Fri Feb 20 11:52:12 PST 2004
> I have a box with 5.1-release on it. I had it configured and
> connected to my lan. The connection was to a switch.
> ifconfig -a showed it as autosense. All was well with the
> world. Relocated this box to another building (same lan).
> It is connected to a 10/100 hub. Connected it and no joy.
> Wouldn't talk over the network. Double checked everything.
> Then I thought maybe autosense wasn't working so well.
> Manually configured it ifconfig xl0 192.168.1.73 netmask
> 255.255.255.0 media 100basetx mediaopt half-duplex.
> That didn't help. Double checked the hub and the port was
> enabled. Replaced the drop cable. Nope. Not gonna go. Get
> a no route to host.
> I would appreciate ideas here.
My guess is that you need a gateway setup. Try doing something like 'route
add default xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx' where the xxx's represent your gateway ip. I
am not entirely sure if I have the syntax of route add done correctly, so
check with your local man page first.
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