Subject: Re: Nework interface
To: Andy Sparrow <>
From: Isaac Kohen <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 02/26/1997 20:36:01
The problem with that is that
the miniroot is read-only...
i dont know how to change it
and when i try multi-user it crasher.

any ideas?



On Wed, 26 Feb 1997, Andy Sparrow wrote:

> > Hi there. Does anyone out there know the device for 
> > the network interface? i am running a dec 5000/120,
> > and i want to mount an nfs dir but i cant get ifconfig
> > to see any network devices. When i had ultrix running,
> > the dev was /dev/ln0 i believe.
> > 
> > does anyone know the device under netbsd?
> Almost everything using a LANCE ethernet chip seems to
> refer to it as 'leX' where X is the number of the interface.
> Hence 'le0'. But there's no device for it in '/dev'. 
> Make sure that '/etc/hosts' is setup correctly, and then
> create the files 'hostname.le0' and 'myname', so that
> networking gets configured correctly when the system
> goes multi-user.
> Regards,
> AS