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Old 10-22-2002, 12:28 AM   #1
adam_boz
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a couple Q's....


I got my hands on this old sparc workstation.... the 4/50 architecture. I have gotten o.k. working around in linux, but am having some problems with this.

this line:

le0: No carrier - transceiver cable problem?

keeps coming up. I've done some searches and it looks like a common problem. I am not going to connect it to any network in the near future, so I followed these steps to get rid of it:

1) Remove the file called <hostname>.le0 from the /etc directory, or
change its name to <hostname>.xx0.

2) Locate the following line in /etc/hosts:

127.0.0.1 localhost

Change this line to the following:

127.0.0.1 localhost "hostname"

This will cause any reference to "hostname" to go to 127.0.0.1,
which is the default address of the loopback device.

3) If there is a line in /etc/hosts like the following, comment it out or
remove it to remove the association between the hostname and the IP
address:

192.x.x.x "hostname"

*************************************that all went O.K., but the next step:

4) Make sure there is an entry in the /etc/rc.boot file that looks
like this:

ifconfig lo0 127.0.0.1 up


******************************************************************

I am having problems with.... I don't have the /etc/rc.boot file. Does anybody know what file I should look for instead?

Also, I can't seem to save anything new. I can alter existing files, but when I try to write a new one, I can't ex:

(/home)618}cat 'test' > test
bash: test: Operation not applicable



ALSO... Where is root's home directory? there is no "/root"


Any help would be great...

p.s.- does anybody know of a good mailinglist (like LQ) for bsd?
 
Old 12-06-2002, 01:33 PM   #2
5amYan
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mailling list?
like as in the LQ forums?
try
www.bsdforums.org
 
  


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