Non working NIC
doug at mail.sermon-archive.info
Thu Aug 18 00:14:13 UTC 2016
> On 17 August 2016, at 16:55, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:21:16 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote:
>>> On 17 August 2016, at 16:05, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:56:15 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote:
>>>> Added a new NIC (rl0). Removed any reference to msk0 in rc.conf.
>>>> Set rl0 for DHCP. Same result, but some additional messages:
>>>> Starting Network: mske0
>>>> Starting Network: rl0
>>>> rl0: link state changed to up
>>>> Starting Network: lo0
>>>> Starting dhclient
>>>> rl0: not found
>>>> I am out of ideas here. How can I figure out what is going on and correct it?
>>> This almost looks like a problem with the contents of rc.conf.
>>> Can you show all the relevant lines?
>> ifconfig rl0="DHCP"
> Missing underscore. -> ifconfig_rl0="DHCP"
Sorry about that. I have to manually type in whats on the screen. There are no working network interfaces. I am not a great typist. The underscore is actually there.
>>> Can you manually run "dhclient rl0" at any stage?
>> rl0: not found
> So the question is: Why does the device disappear after the
> kernel reported its status change to "up"?
>>> What does "ifconfig -a" show?
>> : flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST>
>> ifconfig: ioctl(SIOCGIFINFO_IN6): Device not configured
> It seems that one is related to IPv6.
It looks that way. I chased down the not found message in dhclient. It is generated in discover_interfaces as the result of a getifaddrs call.
I added to rc.conf:
Didn't change anything.
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