cvs commit: src/etc network.subr
brooks at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jul 7 16:03:12 UTC 2008
On Sat, Jul 05, 2008 at 03:52:36PM +0000, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Apr 2008, Brooks Davis wrote:
>> brooks 2008-04-30 16:29:15 UTC
>> FreeBSD src repository
>> Modified files:
>> etc network.subr
>> Emit a warning when the network_interfaces variable is not set to AUTO.
> why do we have this warning and why do we no longer want to support
> anything but auto?
Because network_interfaces provides no useful functionality and needless
added complexity. If you want an interface to be configured, set an
ifconfig_<foo> variable and make sure the interface exists by the time
rc.d/netif is run (by configuring your kernel or /boot/loader.conf
correctly) or add it to the appropriate wlans_<bar>, gif_interfaces,
cloned_interfaces, etc list. If you don't want it configured make sure
there isn't a ifconfig_<foo> variable set.
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