Netra X1 network problem.

Aditya aditya at
Sat Feb 14 21:38:18 PST 2004


upgrading your machine from 5.2R to HEAD (from CVS) will give you
patches that reliabily assign unique MAC addresses to your
interfaces. I've found that it takes care of a lot of "wierdness" with
the interfaces on an X1.

Hope that helps,

> On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 13:39:56 -0600 (CST), "Chuck Hall" <chall at> said:
> I"m having problems getting my Sun Netra-X1 to work on the network.

> I have installed FreeBSD 5.2R on the system, which does find the
> NICs.  I can add IP addresses and a MAC address (have to add the MAC
> since it does not find it other wise).

> But it still can not directly ping or be directly pinged from
> machines on the same network.  A broadcast ping does get the machine
> to respond.

> Any ideas on how to get this machine to work?

> Have Fun!  Chuck Hall
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