proper way to create network devices at boot time.
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Sun Nov 27 21:09:39 GMT 2005
> Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote: Mark Jayson Alvarez writes:
> > How do you create a network device at boot time? I need to set up my carp devices at boot time. in Openbsd, it can be set in /etc/hostname.if like this.
> > /etc/hostname.carp1
> > inet 172.16.0.100 255.255.255.0 172.16.0.255 vhid 1 carpdev em0 \
> > pass lanpasswd Thanks.
> On recent FreeBSD, the devices should be created automatically if the
> hardware they support is present. What device exactly are you trying
> to create?
Mark Jayson Alvarez <jay2xra at yahoo.com> writes:
> Im trying to create carp pseudo device. In rc.conf, I can simply configure it using ifconfig, however only after the device have been created. So manually I would say:
> ifconfig carp create
> ifconfig carp0 vhid 1 pass mypasswd ipaddress
> something like that...
If the problem is that the devices aren't ready yet, try devfs.rules(5).
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