From: Oisin Kim (kimo at domain cs.tcd.ie)
Date: Mon 13 Aug 2001 - 15:13:26 IST
Thanks to both of you for your help!
One final point though:
>So in the ifconfig given
> eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:10:B5:AD:2F:E2
> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
> Interrupt:11 Base address:0x5400
>this card will be seeing all the broadcasts, passing them to the OS
>which will then chuck them - as there are no protocols to deliver them
In fact this card is actually working, it represents a broadcast address that
is used to keep shared data in sync between some application servers. the
reason that the values for packets are 0 is that I haven't used it in a
couple of weeks, (before my last reboot)
but it does work, I have used this set of cards as the only network by
unplugging the other hub.
Seems strange that it doesn't show the IP address I set in linuxconf though
as all regualr IP addresses show as normal. The Ip address is shown in
I have loads to get myself going on now!
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