8.0 regression: wireless network slow to initialise ?
gamato at users.sf.net
Fri Jan 8 17:08:22 UTC 2010
John Baldwin wrote:
> On Friday 08 January 2010 4:38:40 am martinko wrote:
>> $ egrep 'sk0|wlan' /etc/rc.conf.local
>> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
>> When booting up or netif restart:
>> Starting Network: lo0 sk0.
>> lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 16384
>> inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x5
>> inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
>> inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
>> sk0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
>> ether 00:11:22:33:44:55
>> media: Ethernet autoselect (none)
>> status: no carrier
>> Please note that iwi/wlan is not even mentioned. (!)
>> The same happens whether booting up or via /etc/rc.d/netif restart.
> Yes, the part of the netif script that prints out interfaces doesn't handle
> child interfaces like wlan or vlan devices currently. I'm not fully sure of
> the best way to fix it.
>> On older versions of FreeBSD iwi0 was turned up and associated.
>> With 8.0 I am getting errors from services started on boot that try to
>> reach the network (e.g. ntpd). It also seems to break lagg for me.
> SYNCDHCP should fix the problems with ntpd. I have no idea about lagg(4), you
> would probably need to ask a more specific question about what exact breakage
> you are seeing.
Indeed, SYNCDHCP fixed ntpd and others.
Regarding lagg, please see my reply to your hint from week ago:
Even with explicit 'network_interfaces' it did not change/help. And
please note that lagg was listed twice when stopping and starting via
netif script (pls see the link above for details).
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