cvs commit: src/etc pccard_ether

Hajimu UMEMOTO ume at
Wed Sep 28 13:28:09 PDT 2005


>>>>> On Wed, 28 Sep 2005 13:14:31 -0700
>>>>> Brooks Davis <brooks at> said:

brooks> On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 05:11:10AM +0900, Hajimu UMEMOTO wrote:
> Hi,
> >>>>> On Wed, 28 Sep 2005 19:59:18 +0000 (UTC)
> >>>>> Brooks Davis <brooks at> said:
> brooks>   Modified files:
> brooks>     etc                  pccard_ether 
> brooks>   Log:
> brooks>   Be less IPv4 centric.  When checking if the interface is already
> brooks>   configured, check if the UP flag is set instead of checking for the
> brooks>   netmask keyword.
> Umm, it means we cannot use pccard_ether for already upped interface,
> anymore. :(

brooks> That's correct.  What is the specific use case you are concerned about?

I'm calling pccard_ether from my tool to manage interface for laptop
environment.  I want to invoke dhclient after linkup to avoid weired
delay.  I need to up wireless interface before calling pccard_ether to
confirm that a link could be associated.


Hajimu UMEMOTO @ Internet Mutual Aid Society Yokohama, Japan
ume at  ume@{,jp.}

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