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Date:      Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:26:12 -0600
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        Kees Jan Koster <kjkoster@gmail.com>
Cc:        Gary Gatten <Ggatten@waddell.com>, Michael Sierchio <kudzu@tenebras.com>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Diagnosing packet loss
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On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 4:11 PM, Kees Jan Koster <kjkoster@gmail.com> wrote:

> [kjkoster@saffron ~]$ ifconfig bge0
> bge0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
>
>  options=8009b<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING,VLAN_HWCSUM,LINKSTATE>
>        ether 00:e0:81:32:ed:b4
>        inet 91.196.169.165 netmask 0xfffffff8 broadcast 91.196.169.167
>        inet 91.196.169.166 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 91.196.169.166
>        media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX
> <full-duplex,flowcontrol,rxpause,txpause>)
>        status: active
> [kjkoster@saffron ~]$ fgrep bge0 /etc/rc.conf
> ifconfig_bge0="inet 91.196.169.165 netmask 255.255.255.248"
> ifconfig_bge0_alias0="91.196.169.166 netmask 255.255.255.255"
>
> That broadcast address and netmask look wrong for sure.
>
> Should I just change that to 255.255.255.248 as well?
>

No, that is correct.  Leave your alias alone if you want it to continue to
work.

-- 
Adam Vande More



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