Quad Fast Ethernet Card on Sparc 10?

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# 1  
Old 10-02-2001
Question Quad Fast Ethernet Card on Sparc 10?

I am having a problem getting my configuration to stick. After I installed my quad-card I did the following:

1. created hostname.qe0, hostname.qe1, hostname.qe2, hostname.qe3 files in my /etc directory.

2. In my /etc/hosts file I added the ip address of each interface and the name for each interface : ext dmz int net

3. In each hostname.qe file I added the hostname associated with each interface.

4. From a terminal I did the following:
ifconfig qe0 up
ifconfig qe1 up
ifconfig qe2 up
ifconfig qe3 up

***After I do all this it works fine

~~~Once I reboot my machine....it loses all of the settings for the Quad-Card.

Have any of you ever run into this or am I doing anything noticibly
wrong? Any help on this would be great.

# 2  
Old 10-02-2001
I think you need to edit a file(s) in /etc/rc2.d to add the static
info. I don't have access to s SUN box at the moment
but I think it may have the name S168staticroute
but I can't be sure.
# 3  
Old 10-24-2001
Did you make sure the hostname for each respective interface is contained in each hostname.qex file?

BTW... That is a Quad-Ethernet card. Quad-Fast Ethernet cards are identified as qfe. (Just in case you bought a card thinking it was qfe and not getting 100mbit)
# 4  
Old 10-25-2001
The problem is that your ifconfig command puts the information into memory. This will hold until your either restart the services, or reboot.

To make the changes "stick" you will need to put the information into the config file.

For HP-UX that file is


Post what OS you are using (if not HP-UX) and maybe someone
can let you know which file you need to edit.
# 5  
Old 10-25-2001
For SUN, what I previously posted should get you going.
# 6  
Old 09-26-2002
Hallo to everybody,
Sorry, but I need a quick info about the file to edit on SUN, under /etc to "stick" the info into the config file.
Thank you very much
# 7  
Old 09-26-2002
Create a file in /etc with the following type of info:

file name
hostname.hmex where x is the interface number

You have to know which interface type you have - grep them from the dmesg command

contents of file
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx where xxx is your IP number OR
put the hostname in there but it must be /etc/hosts

Read the man pages for:
netmasks (section 4)
hosts (section 4)
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