Eggheads: Multiple IP's from one machine

Michael Reynolds wshs_chat at
Sun Sep 22 18:08:01 CST 2002

<shoot me, i'm top posting>
Start with 'man ifconfig.'  I'd tell you more, but it's been around 8
months since I had to last use it.

--- Michael <michael.lawver at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I know there are several of you that run FreeBSD and it's my hope
> that at 
> least some of you have the answer to a problem I'm facing.
> This may be a little off topic but it is related to running eggdrop's
> so I 
> thought I'd use your expertise.  
> I have been looking online and in all of the books that I have but no
> one 
> seems to address my particular issue, which I have been trying to
> figure out 
> for a couple of weeks now.
> The problem is this, I currently run several eggdrop bots using one
> IP (there 
> are limits to how many you can run based on how most chat servers are
> configured), so I went out and purchased a block of IP's from my isp.
>  The 
> problem is I have no idea how to get my single system to run multiple
> IP's.
> Can someone here who has done this already (On FreeBSD) give me some
> tips on 
> what I need to do to get the rest of my block of IP's to work on
> FreeBSD 
> 4.6.2?  
> Since this is a little off topic please e-mail me privately so I can
> at least 
> have some basic idea of where and what I need to do to get these
> other IP's 
> working.
> Forever grateful,
> Michael

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