> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Gary
> Sent: 08 September 2003 15:40

> How would I do this in FBSD, setting up an aliased ether to an Ip address?
> my current rc.conf file currently contains just the address of the
> machine, as such.
> ifconfig_rl0="inet netmask"


Add something like:

ifconfig_rl0_alias0="inet netmask 0xffffffff"

to rc.conf

if you want to bring this up without rebooting, try

ifconfig rl0 alias netmask 0xffffffff

Note. That the netmask is 0xffffffff if the alias is on the same subnet as
the original IP, if different, then use the appropriate submask for the new

 - Barry

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