On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 8:20 AM, claudiu vasadi <claudiu.vas...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Hello guys, > > > I have a 7.2-stable Freebsd running on a 2.66 Ghz 478 socket mobo with 1 GB > DDR1 ram. > > I added another ip on my rl0 interface, brought it up, everything was fine > (until i screwed it up :( ). I wanted then to remove the alias IP but i > wrote a wrong command (ifconfig rl0 -alias) and since then I have no access > to the box. I then turned to my vmware FreeBSD to reproduce the situation > and I was stuned to find out that that command I wrote, removes the > "normal" > IP and not the alias one. OK, normaly (I think) i should be able to connect > to the alias IP..... well, It's not the case > > > 2 things here: > > 1.) Is it normal for the ifconfig rl0 -alias to remove the "normal" IP and > not the alias one ? (I think that by this syntax it could be right but the > parameter "-alias" is specified and the OS should know to remove the alias > IP and not the normal IP) > Yes > 2) I dnt really understand why am I not able to connect to the second > (alias) ip? It seems that somehow it's dependant to the "normal" one > Yup, you need to re-init networking to regain access. > > > I must say I was not really reading the handbook for the 2nd point here.... > will do it now though > > > > PS: box is 3 countryes away from me so manual intervention is out of the > question (although I have some sort of online-suport (If my 73 years old > grandmother can be called that :)) ) ) > probably easiest thing to do is have her reboot. Of course you can also have her type /etc/rc.d/netif restart assuming your /etc/rc.conf is set correctly. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > -- Adam Vande More _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"