Subject: Re: Ethernet setup
To: Mark Murdock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Colin Wood <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/1997 23:01:08
> I'm having a difficult time getting ethernet established on my SE/30.
> I have an Excelan EtherPort SE/30, and am running the recent snapshot.
> I'm afraid I just don't know where to start. I've read through the
> FAQs, but still don't have enough information to get started.
> As far as I know the interface would be ex0. My dmesg tells me it
> is not configured (how do I configure it?). Every time I try to
> add it using ifconfig I get some SIOCGIFFLAGS message. Can anyone
> give me a summary of what I need to do here? I'm vaguely aware that
> I will need to establish it at a physical address and get it in my
> ifconfig somehow .. but as you can see, I don't know NEARLY enough.
Actually, it should be ae0, not ex0. Is that configured on boot? If you
read through /etc/netstart (I think that's it) it should explain most of
the stuff you need to do.
Colin Wood firstname.lastname@example.org
Consultant Rice University
Information Technology Services Houston, TX