Subject: Re: multi homed problems
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 07/07/1998 10:19:20
What happens when you try - can the machine still see hosts on
attached networks? Does the problem happen without the 3c905 if
you try to make ne1 the primary interface?
-=- "Old Red he died, and every single landlord in the district cried" -=-
On Sun, 5 Jul 1998, Ron Roskens wrote:
> The problem from what I can tell has more to do with netbsd wanting the first
> interface found to be the primary interface. As of yet, I have not found any
> way to manually configure the choice of the primary interface.
> As for the 3c905, I think it has more to do with that when the its config'd
> into the kernel, it becomes the first interface.
> The current list is this:
> $ ifconfig -l
> ep0 ne0 ne1 lo0
> On Sun, 5 Jul 1998 13:21:00 -0700 (PDT) David Brownlee
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Just to clarify - if you have one of the ne cards as the primary
> > interface the machine will not route between it and the other ne
> > card?
> > Does this happen with the 3c905 in but not configured, or in and
> > configured to some unrelated network?
> > David/absolute
> > -=- "You can't help my absence of faith" -=-
> > On Sun, 5 Jul 1998, Ron Roskens wrote:
> > > I've got my home machine currently configured with 2 ne NICs, with the machine
> > > running as a gateway for other machines at home. I want to add a 3c905 card to
> > > the box and run a fast ethernet network at home also, but when the 3c905 card
> > > is in, its always configured as the first NIC. If this card is not configured
> > > as the main IP, the box will not function as a gateway.
> > >
> > > The machine is running 1.3.2.
> > >
> > > Any suggestions on what I could do here?
> > >
> > > Ron
> > > ----------------------
> > > Ron Roskens
> > > email@example.com
> > >