VLAN support in rcNG [PATCH]

Ruslan Ermilov ru at freebsd.org
Sat Apr 17 13:45:44 PDT 2004

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 04:25:06PM -0400, Adam C. Migus wrote:
> The following is a patch that adds support for vlan creation and
> destruction within rcNG.  Using the patch it's possible, for example,
> to create a vlan, `vlan0' with the following directives in rc.conf:
> vlan_interfaces="vlan0"
> ifconfig_vlan0="DHCP"
> ifconfig_vlan0_vlan_dev="xl0"
> ifconfig_vlan0_vlan_tag="2"
> Is this patch of general interest?  Should I submit a PR?
This is from the vlan(4) manpage:

: Each vlan interface is created at runtime using interface cloning.  This
: is most easily done with the ifconfig(8) create command or using the
: cloned_interfaces variable in rc.conf(5).

So, how your patch is different from the existing functionality?

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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