run a command on startup
redchin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 22:45:14 UTC 2007
On 1/26/07, Jonathan Horne <freebsd at dfwlp.com> wrote:
> i have a box that my nic's eeprom got zapped last night. WOL is a must for
> me, and as a last ditch, i finally have the card talking again if i set a mac
> address manually. upon shutdown, apparently it remember the address i set,
> and answers to a WOL packet. also, it appears to immediately forget the mac
> that was set when the computer starts, because when i get back to the login,
> the ifconfig shows the mac to be 00:00:00:00:00:00 again, and i have
> to 'ifconfig fxp0 ether [mad address]' after each boot.
> where can i stick that command so its run during boot up, maybe preferable
> before the network configuration is loaded?
> strangely enough, even when the mac address is 00's, i can still ping around
> my lan (i didnt think this was possible without a mac address)
you can put "ether [mac address]" in fxp0's ifconfig line in /etc/rc.conf
ifconfig_fxp0="ether [mac address]"
The biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred.
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