Subject: Re: how toconfigure ip address for my ethernet card
To: joie de vivre <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/23/2002 21:37:00
On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 05:51:23PM +0530, joie de vivre wrote:
> hello 
> every time i start my NetBSD box i have to give ifconfig command and give the ipaddress for my tlp0 ethernet card... ihave changed the settings in /etc/rc.conf and /etc/defults/rc.conf files also... and i also made one file called ifconfig.tlp0N in etc directory... but every toime i boot up my m/c i have to give the address everrytime... plz help me out thanx in adv.

you want a /etc/ifconfig.tlp0, not /etc/ifconfig.tlp0N.
What is the settings of auto_ifconfig in your rc.conf ?

Manuel Bouyer <>