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Re: agr(4) question in NetBSD-5.1_RC3

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 08:45:06PM -0400, Chris Ross wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2010, at 4:23 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >>  Does anyone have an agr(4) working on a netbsd-5 machine?
> > 
> > I did get it working some time ago. The key is that, unless you're using a
> > wm(4) device which has code to support SIOCSIFADDR(AF_INET), you have to
> > manually set the ethernet address on the underlying interfaces to be the 
> > same
> > as the agr(4) one (which should default to the ethernet address of the first
> > port added to the agr, but this can be chanegd).
>   Ahh.  Thank you.  That was the small piece of information I should've
> known but didn't.  I have to manually jigger the MAC address of the
> underlying interface.  Makes complete sense, I just hadn't thought about it.
>   Thanks.  I seem to be working now, at least to first-phase basic
> functionality.  More testing to see that it does what I expect will come
> later.

I've never, ever seen it successfully do the LACP negotiation with a
non-NetBSD peer.  I'd be curious to know if you can get it to work.


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