em(4) device still 'freezes' on latset CVSup'd 6.x ...
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
Thu May 4 15:20:37 UTC 2006
On Thu, 4 May 2006, Rutger Bevaart wrote:
> On May 4, 2006, at 4:30 PM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> This is what we end up having to do ... but, unfortunately, that means
>> getting ahold of our co-lo provider and asking them to do it ... they have
>> always been most accomodating, its just one of those things that I
>> shouldn't *have* to do :(
> In colo or datacenter environments ISP's and Telco's are not too eager about
> gratuitous ARPs, as they can be a sign of hacking activities (trying to
> intercept traffic to neighboring hosts or network devices). At any rate, the
> em-driver should broadcast the same way as bge or any of the others. I'll try
> to capture some ARP traffic on a em interface and see if it looks ok.
> What would be the best way to add an alias IP without other funny things in
> the OS being triggered? Just do 'ifconfig em1 (aliasip) netmask (mask) bcast
> [bcat) alias' ?
All I ever do is:
ifconfig em0 alias <ip> netmask 255.255.255.255
maybe that's the problem, there is something else I should be adding?
Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
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