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Date:      Sat, 03 Jan 2004 17:27:28 +0000
From:      Andrew Boothman <>
To:        Scott Renna <>
Subject:   Re: problem with 2 nics in same box
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001c3d21a$d3cd36d0$0201a8c0@mars>
References:  <000001c3d21a$d3cd36d0$0201a8c0@mars>

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Scott Renna wrote:

> Hello List,
> I am having some difficulty in getting my xl0 and xl1 3com cards to work
> the way I'd like.  I'm running 5.1 Release and I'm basically trying to
> have one interface with no IP address(specifying it as such in
> /etc/rc.conf as ifconfig_xl1="up") And I'd like to have the other(xl0)
> to have an IP address of my Internal Network.  The purpose of this setup
> is to sniff traffic with the interface that has no IP address and allow
> for management and reporting over the interface that has an IP
> associated with the Internal network.
> For some reason, this is just not working for me at all.  I've tried to
> configure via rc.conf and this fails to work.  I've also tried assigning
> an RFC 1918 address to the interface I want sniffing as this traffic
> should not be routable, but it doesn't seem to work. 

What software are you using to sniff the traffic? Do you have the bpf 
device in your kernel? Do you get an error message or just no traffic 


P.S. Are you something to do with VooDoo Blue or do you just do their 
web site, or just a fan or something? :)

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