Subject: Re: CAP and ethernet address
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/1994 14:47:42
> I am trying to get CAP (phase 2 appletalk, not phase 1) working on NetBSD.
> Once I redid the m4 configuration macros to allow this, I got it to compile.
> However, when I would run "aarpd" (the daemon that talks appletalk to the
> net) it would die with: "Ioctl: SIOCGIFADDR: Invalid argument". After some
> poking I found that the code was dying when it tried to get the address of
> the ethernet card. Hardcoding my ethernet address solved the problem.
I have this problem also... and have it hard-coded on 2 different
machines... :-) If you do get a solution, let me know if you get a
> Presumably this code works on other platforms. Does NetBSD have any
> oddities or known bugs in this area? Hardcoding the information is not my
> workaround of choice, since this code must work on several machines.
Works on a Sun, but then it's not using bpfiltp.c on the sun.
> I am running current (as of a week or two) on a 486. The ethernet card is a
> SMC Ultra. I haven't been able to test this with any other cards or
Same problem on:
Dell 466SE EISA
3C579TP 3com EISA 10Base-T
486DX2/66 ISA clone
3C509TP 3com ISA 10Base-T