ip addr changes on 5.3 but not on 4.8

Marty Landman MLandman at face2interface.com
Sun Feb 27 16:45:12 GMT 2005

At 10:47 PM 2/26/2005, wo_shi_big_stomach wrote:
>--- Marty Landman <MLandman at face2interface.com> wrote:
> > I just can't help but notice that this is only a
> > problem on my 5.3 box and
> > not on the 4.8.
>you might try paging through "dmesg | more" to see if
>the system recognizes your interface on bootup.

%dmesg | more | grep dc0

dc0: <82c169 PNIC 10/100BaseTX> port 0x6800-0x68ff mem 
0xe9000000-0xe90000ff irq 11 at device 9.0 on pci0
miibus0: <MII bus> on dc0
dc0: Ethernet address: 00:a0:cc:40:55:cf
dc0: if_start running deferred for Giant
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x64,0x60 on isa0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
fdc0: <Enhanced floppy controller> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on isa0
fdc0: [FAST]
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
dc0: failed to force tx and rx to idle state
.. 332 identical lines deleted
dc0: failed to force tx and rx to idle state

Any problems here?

Thanks for explaining the reason for the different device names. I'm 
thinking the 4.8 nic may be an isa 3com 10mbps, while am quite sure the 5.3 
nic is a pci netgear 100mbps.

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