Netra T1 105 and two ethernet ports
will at csociety.org
Fri Dec 19 16:19:50 PST 2003
On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 05:36:50PM -0600, Phillips, Paul wrote:
> I am quite new to FreeBSD, but not a complete newbie to the unix world.
> I have a Netra T1 105 with two ethernet ports. It is running FreeBSD 5.2 beta.
> I want to have each ethernet port with its own IP address, but both addresses will be on the same subnet.
> I can't make it work, so I have been reading various archives, trying to figure out what was going on.
> After noticing that both ports had the same MAC address, and doing some archive reading, I found that I can easily change the second port to another Mac address by doing this:
> ifconfig hme1 ether aa:1:2:3:4:6
> I can confirm that this change in MAC address has taken place by ifconfig with no arguments.
> However, when I next type:
> ifconfig hme1 inet 192.168.0.100 netmask 255.255.255.0 up
> then I get this message:
> ifconfig: ioctl (SIOCAIFADDR): File exists
> I don't know what this means, or how to change it.
Yes, you have to change the MAC in the same statement.
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