VLAN support in rcNG [PATCH]

Brooks Davis brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Sat Apr 17 16:53:03 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?

If it wasn't for the patch I'm working on, I'd answer yes.  Howerver,
I've got a patch that I need to submit for review and then commit that
will let you do this is a one shot with the clone code.  It works by
doing a major overhaul of the device cloning support so you can create
interfaces of the form <etherif>.<vlantag> and get an vlan interface
with the appropriate parent and tag.  Using your example that would mean
you the follwing in your /etc/rc.conf:


-- Brooks
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