Subject: Re: ifconfig alias in rc.conf
To: Bryan Buecking <email@example.com>
From: David Shaw <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/11/2005 12:13:17
I think it would be both easier to manage and smoother (read: it would
actually work) if you just editted ifconfig.fxp0 with a.b.c.d netmask
Although it's a personal preference, it seems easier to manage that
way, and your variables don't get overwritten.
- David Shaw
On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 13:11:02 -0800, Bryan Buecking
> I recently ran into a problem where I was trying to define an IP and
> aliases to an interface through rc.conf.
> ifconfig_fxp0 "inet a.b.c.d netmask 0xffffff00"
> ifconfig_fxp0 "inet e.f.g.h netmask 0xffffffff alias"
> It seemed that each definition over wrote the last. I've ended up
> defining the interfaces IP's through ifconfig.if, but was wondering if
> it is possible to do so through rc.conf?
> Bryan Buecking
[ David Shaw ]