[SunHELP] Adding network card to Sun E250

C. Ahmet MERCAN ahmet.mercan at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 04:30:14 CDT 2005


these settings works until first reboot. you must set IP and hostname 
for new NIC at /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname.hme1 files. also you may 
want to set routing.


Cem Ahmet MERCAN

James Marcinek wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I will be installing a second nic into a Sun e250 server and this will be my
> first so I'm hoping it won't be too difficult.
> My main concern is figuring out the network card type, which I don't know how
> it's usually done (eg eri, hme, etc)? Is there an easy way to do this? I know
> the prtdiag -v will display everything but I would like to know if there's other
> ways.
> I would also like to know if I'm missing any other steps or getting this wrong
> * Once I know what type it is I could plumb the device:
>  eg - ifconfig hme1 plumb
> * The assign the ip address and bring it up
>   eg ifconfig hme1 netmask up
> Do I also need to create the hostname.hme1 file or is this done by the plumb?
> Thanks,
> James
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