IP Aliasing.]

Guy Harper guy_harper at hotpop.com
Wed Mar 15 15:43:34 GMT 2000

Ok,, this makes sense, but by trying to name my alias xl0:1, I seem to
knackered my rc.conf sufficiently to make it fail to boot.....

So, I use boot -s to get a repair mode, but my primary partition is
mounted read
only.... how do I make it writable in order to edit rc.conf?



Joe Karthauser wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 11:06:13AM +0000, Guy Harper wrote:
> > Hello folks,
> >
> > I have a query regarding setting up IP aliasing on freebsd 3.2
> >
> > Running linux, I would compile in the ip_alias module, and then type
> >
> > ifconfig eth0:1 192.168.1.?? netmask broadcast
> > route add -host 192.168.1.?? dev eth0:1
> >
> > but BSD suggests that interface eth0:1 does not exist..
> Take a look in /etc/defaults/rc.conf, there's an example of how to set
> up an alias. Copy this line to /etc/rc.conf (making the necessary changes).
> Joe

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