[Orca-users] Re: gigabit problems

Blair Zajac blair at akamai.com
Fri Mar 10 13:14:58 PST 2000

I now vaguely recall seeing something to add code for orcallator.se
to check if the interface is up.  This may be in the latest SE
package somewhere.

Add the code to orcallator.se and I'll include it in the next


Adam Levin wrote:
> From: Adam Levin <alevin at audible.com>
> On Fri, 10 Mar 2000, Blair Zajac wrote:
> > From: Blair Zajac <blair at akamai.com>
> > The problem your having seems to be familar to the one posted on
> > March 6th.  Does the message below help?
> >
> > From: "Johnny Mastin" <john.mastin at bms.com>
> > I found out what was going on here.  se checks for all interfaces,
> > whether they are fired or not.  On this box, I had 9 interfaces.
> > When I added the gigabit ethernet workarounds, it bumped it to 11.
> > Well, it didn't increment MAX_IF to 12, se kept it at 10.  This is
> > a built-in that can be modified on the command line.  So, I changed
> > the command line in start_orcallator to include -DMAX_IF=11 and she
> > worked like a charm!
> I saw this message in the archives, and I guess I should have mentioned
> that -- sorry.  This isn't the case for me because we only have three
> interfaces total in the machine, two gigabit and one hme.  Only one
> interface is actually up, so I guess I could add the code to ignore the
> other interfaces.
> -Adam
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