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Re: agr issue in netbsd-7

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 10:25:36PM +0200, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> > I tried to configure a port channel (agr0).
> > When I configure the port channel only with bnx0 or only with bnx1
> > everything works. If I use bnx0 and bnx1, the Cisco switch sets one of
> > the two links to suspended mode.
> If I'm not terribly mistaken, the problem is that both physical
> interfaces are supposed to pick one of the ethernet addresses and use
> it as the source MAC for all the traffic passed on the aggregate
> logical interface.  Apparently, the bnx driver in NetBSD doesn't (yet)
> have the ability to change the source MAC address.

you should be able to change it manually with ifconfig (or put the
appropriate commands in /etc/ifconfig.bnx*) so that both use the same address.
I've done this in the past and it worked.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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