Have you tried using: ifconfig vr0 alias 10.0.38.237 netmask 255.0.0.0 broadcast 10.255.255.255 ifconfig vr0 alias 10.255.38.237 netmask 255.255.255.255 broadcast 10.255.255.255
-- Regards, Terrence Koeman MediaMonks B.V. (www.mediamonks.com) Please quote all replies in correspondence. > -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of > Andrew Kilpatrick > Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 18:58 > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: IP Aliasing Question > > Hey, > > What I'm trying to do involves FreeBSD and IP aliases. > Hopefully someone has some ideas. Here's the general idea of > what I'm trying to do: > > I've got vr0, which is assigned to some IP address... let's > say: 192.168.1.90 with a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. This > is all fine, and everything works. > > I'm implementing a protcol called ArtNet (which I didn't > design) which uses 10.x.x.x network for controlling lighting. > It's all UDP, and uses broadcast packets to 10.255.255.255. > IP addresses of hosts are determined by a sort of shitty > algorithm based on the MAC address, and can appear anywhere > in the class A. This allows: a) IPv4 (yes, I know IPv6 would > be better) and b) autoconfiguration without the need for a > DHCP server. I didn't make it up, I'm just trying to make my > stuff work with it. > > So, here's the deal.... I want to add 2 aliases to vr0 so > that I can run 2 ArtNet services on the same machine. So, the > aliases would look something like this: > > 10.0.38.237 netmask 255.0.0.0 > 10.255.38.237 netmask 255.0.0.0 > > Adding the first one like this works: ipconfig vr0 inet > 10.0.38.237 netmask 255.0.0.0 alias > > However, adding the second fails, I'm assuming because the > netmasks overlap. I can understand why this is so, but for my > application I actually want this. > Because programs listening on both addresses both need to > receive broadcast packets sent to 10.255.255.255. > > So, how can this be done? Adding a second NIC is not an option. > > > Cheers, > > Andrew > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"