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Old 06-23-2008
Multi Network card interface problem

My system info is show below:-

#uname -a
SunOS qfserver 5.8 Generic_117350-29 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-2500

and I have two network card as shown below:-

#ifconfig -a
lo0: flags=1000849<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4> mtu 8232 index 1
	inet netmask ff000000 
bge0: flags=1000843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4> mtu 1500 index 2
	inet netmask fffffff8 broadcast
	ether 0:3:ba:cd:9e:94 
qfe0: flags=1000843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4> mtu 1500 index 3
	inet netmask fffffff0 broadcast
	ether 8:0:20:cc:eb:b7

and the defaultgateway are as below:-

#cat /etc/defaultrouter

and the problem is, when both network card connected to the LAN the problem as show below:-

no answer from

and when traceroute found as below:-

traceroute: Warning: Multiple interface found; using @ bge0
traceroute to (, 30 hops max, 40 byte packets 
 1 (  0.392 ms !H *  0.259 ms !H

The should go throuh qfe0 but not bge0, but why this happen! Please advise.

Last edited by Yogesh Sawant; 06-23-2008 at 06:55 AM.. Reason: added code tags
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Old 07-08-2008
Can you show me the routing table ?

You can use

netstat -nr


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