Questions with configuring multiple NIC's
cswiger at mac.com
Sat Feb 19 02:41:16 GMT 2005
J Ramos wrote:
> I've managed to get myself absolutely lost. I've got everything
> recompiled, no network interfaces on startup. I can ifconfig sis0, the
> onboard ethernet, it "works." Only problem is, I can't reach anything
> off the local network. What am I missing? I know it's something that
> init calls at startup that reads resolv.conf, etc..., but I have yet to
> figure out what. I've been Googling for a while and reading man pages;
> rc, rc.conf, resolv.conf, init, etc..., and I'm stumped. If anyone could
> offer anything it would be much appreciated.
Probably a default route. Try "route add default _IP_of_your_router_"
Or try running dhclient. Does that give you a working network config?
If you want to reconfigure your machine via a menu, run /stand/sysinstall, and
you can see what changing the network config from there does to /etc/rc.conf.
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