sysinstall.8 update to reflect "improved" use of netDev for
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Mon May 24 19:58:42 UTC 2010
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 03:33:14PM -0400, David Boyd wrote:
> Would it be possible to update the man page for sysinstall to reflect the
> new and improved usage for the netDev variable. This functionality is
> important (to me and my users) and seems to bear documenting.
> I realize that there may not be many users of scripted installs who care
> about this, so even a reference to the source code in sysinstall/tcpip.c
> would be acceptable.
> * netDev can be set to several types of values.
> * If netDev is set to ANY, scan all network devices
> * looking for a valid link, and go with the first
> * device found. netDev can also be specified as a
> * comma delimited list, with each network device
> * tried in order. netDev can also be set to a single
> * network device.
> There are two places in sysinstall.8 where the usage of netDev is described.
> Thanks, in advance, for considering this request.
CC'ing randi@, as I'm not sure if she's on -stable or not.
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