SUMMARY: hme1 not available

Date: Tue Jan 11 2000 - 03:01:12 CST

Too many responses, too many to mention all I just want to say thanks.

My original post:

> Hi All,
> I'm having a problem with an Enterprise 5500. This machine has two
> ethernet interfaces, hme0 and hme1 (according to dmesg and the two
> available plugs in the back of the machine) but when I do an ifconfig
> the second interface doesn't show. This machine has been running for a
> year and a half now and the second interface has never been used. I
> wondering if  "boot -reconfigure" will do the trick (but I have done
> that on several occasions and still this interface doesn't show up).
> Also, I checked the prom and there I get:
> disabled-board-list: data not available.
> So it doesn't seem to be disabled from within the prom.
> My question, is there a special way to configure this interface?

The solutions is: You have to plumb the interface to see it, ifconfig hme1 plumb

Bas Kelderman Elf Petroland B.V.

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