cvs commit: src/etc network.subr

Andrey Chernov ache at
Thu Mar 29 20:33:50 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 11:58:57PM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 03:34:45PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> > The change in v1.28 fixed a similar warning where you'd get something like
> > 
> > /etc/rc.d/dhclient: WARNING: $background_dhclient_bge0 is not set properly
> > 
> > (where bge0 is an interface name).  1.28 fixed the warning for me, but I don't 
> > use background_dhclient and have none of the variables set.  Maybe Andrey is 
> > seeing a warning in the non-default case when a variable is set?
> I have plain DHCP and don't use background_dhclient too. I wonder why 
> somebody have not see it. Look at this lines from v1.28:
> background_dhclient=`get_if_var $ifn background_dhclient_IF $background_dhclient`
>         if checkyesno background_dhclient; then
> Since background_dhclient_fxp0="" automatically set earlier, 
> background_dhclient evaluates to "" too.
> Then checkyesno background_dhclient produces this warning.

This is from defaults/rc.conf v1.306:

dhclient_program="/sbin/dhclient"       # Path to dhcp client program.
dhclient_flags=""               # Extra flags to pass to dhcp client.
dhclient_flags_fxp0=""          # Extra dhclient flags for fxp0 only
background_dhclient="NO"        # Start dhcp client in the background.
background_dhclient_fxp0=""     # Start dhcp client on fxp0 in the 

What those *_fxp0 doing here? 


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