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Old 05-16-2006
Its a SPARC box when Issue the ifconfig -a command it shows le0 and hme0 both as UP, they only other thing I can think of is when I boot up it shows a different gateway address. Is there any way to change this?
# 9  
Old 05-16-2006
Ahh!

You can delete the route and add it manually as root in the command line with:
# route delete default <ip address of current gateway>
# route add default <ip address of new gateway> 1 #type the space 1 at the end

Also, check your network mask. You can use the ifconfig command to do it in the command line:

ifconfig hme0 netmask <netmask>

If they were indeed wrong, edit /etc/defaultrouter and add your gateway address, and /etc/netmasks, to make sure they set properly once you reboot.
# 10  
Old 05-17-2006
Well I gave up and installed solaris 9, I think it was to do with the config files from when it was on the NIS but who knows! Thanks alot guys for helping me one day I hope to be able to give advice out instead of just taking but hey thats the joy of learning Smilie

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