Subject: Re: gifconfig problems
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: IWAMOTO Toshihiro <email@example.com>
Date: 12/31/1999 01:09:05
From: Jon Buller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 23:25:51 -0800
> Can someone tell me why this command:
> gifconfig gif0 inet 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52
> produces this output:
> gifconfig: ioctl (SIOCSIFPHYADDR): no such interface
> when I try to hook up to the 6bone? netstat -i produces the following
> lines (among others) so I think the interface really exists.
Do you have an ethernet NIC on that machine?
With no MAC address, I could not use gif tunnel device.
As my last try was about 2 months ago, the situation may have been
changed. But I got the same error, IIRC.