Subject: Re: IP Address
To: Matthew Fincham <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 06/26/2000 13:49:11
On Mon, 26 Jun 2000, Matthew Fincham wrote:
> I am wanting to establish the IP address of the machine on which NetBSD is
> running. I was wondering if looking at the /etc/ifconfig.?? files was the
> right appoach, or am I on the wrong track?

Nope, you're right.
Either put the ifconfig arguments of your interface into /etc/ifconfig.??,
or set ifconfig_??="..." in /etc/rc.conf.

Things look something like (for my setup, in /etc/rc.conf):

 - Hubert

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