Problem with Interface Status Page

  • Currently running:
    built on Fri Apr 17 14:09:47 EDT 2009
    FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE-p4

    On the interface status page, it shows my WAN as down with no ip address– which is wrong. ifconfig shows the interface as up and running, and so does the dashboard. (see attached screenshot snips)

    ifconfig output:

    $ ifconfig re0
    re0: flags=8843 <up,broadcast,running,simplex,multicast>metric 0 mtu 1500
    options=389b <rxcsum,txcsum,vlan_mtu,vlan_hwtagging,vlan_hwcsum,wol_ucast,wol_mcast,wol_magic>ether 00:90:7f:32:8a:92
    inet6 fe80::290:7fff:fe32:8a92%re0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
    inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast
    media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
    status: active

    ![Dashboard interface.JPG](/public/imported_attachments/1/Dashboard interface.JPG)
    ![Dashboard interface.JPG_thumb](/public/imported_attachments/1/Dashboard interface.JPG_thumb)
    ![Interface Status.JPG](/public/imported_attachments/1/Interface Status.JPG)
    ![Interface Status.JPG_thumb](/public/imported_attachments/1/Interface Status.JPG_thumb)</full-duplex></rxcsum,txcsum,vlan_mtu,vlan_hwtagging,vlan_hwcsum,wol_ucast,wol_mcast,wol_magic></up,broadcast,running,simplex,multicast>

  • and yes, I did click renew to see what would happen. Nothing– it came back the same way.

    Also, forgot to mention in the original post, at one point, I issued a command "ifconfig re0 down" while testing something else. I of course later issued "ifconfig re0 up." I don't know if that had anything to do with this or not, but I don't know why the status page would pick up the "down" and not the "up."

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