Blocking until the network is ready at boot?
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Jan 12 16:37:15 UTC 2012
kpneal at pobox.com writes:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 10:09:00AM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> kpneal at pobox.com writes:
>> > What's the correct way to get the rc.d scripts to block until the
>> > network interface is _fully_ ready to carry traffic?
>> According to rc.conf(5), netwait_enable is what you want.
> Does this require 9.x? I can't find any reference to that setting
> in any of my 8.2 rc.d scripts.
It's only been around on 8.x for about 6 months, so I guess you don't
have it. You can just install it in /etc/rc.d and add it as a
requirement for mountcritremote.
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