Subject: Re: 2nd ethernet problems
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 12/20/1995 13:04:35
> From: (Jim Mercer)
> Date: Wed, 20 Dec 1995 10:34:18 -0500 (EST)

> > Every interface on one wire has to have a unique address.
> > Multiple interfaces in the same machine are allowed to have
> > the same address.  Of course, this means you should never
> > connect the same ethernet segment to more than one of the
> > interfaces in your Sun...
> ah, and this be the case for me, at least until i get some more coax run.
> i have two networks, one for each of my internet connections.
> unfortunately, i have been running them all on the smae chunk of coax.
> do you think this might be the problem with the ipl error i got?

I'm not sure about that.

> is there a way to set the HW address of the second card?

Yes, but we would have to modify the driver.  We could probably
just implement an ioctl that lets you set the Ethernet address.