Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Michael Boman <michael.boman@××××××××××.com>
To: Robert Cole <robert.cole@×××××××××××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] net.eth0 without an IP addy
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 00:12:41
Message-Id: 20030318081235.F19763@securecirt.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] net.eth0 without an IP addy by Robert Cole
On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 03:11:34PM -0800, Robert Cole wrote:
> I'm building stealth machines (logger, IDS, etc) without IP addresses and I > need a way to activate an interface without an IP address in a switched > environment. > > loading up the module isn't enough to send a broadcast so the switch > negotiates a link and logs the mac. Anyone have an idea on how to send a > broadcast to the switch with nothing setup in /etc/conf.d/net ? > > I've been trying mii-diag without success. I'm using the 3c59x driver in > gentoo-sources. Gentoo rc3. > > Before I get into modifying the net.eth0 script I would like to see if tehre > is something I'm missing here. :) > > Here's a link to what I'm trying to setup: > > http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=6222 > > Any help would be appreciated. When I'm complete with this I will submit it to > the gentoo security docs. > > Robert
You mean somehing like: iface_eth1="0.0.0.0 promisc" in your /etc/conf.d/net Best regards Michael Boman -- Michael Boman Security Architect, SecureCiRT Pte Ltd http://www.securecirt.com