Using devd to automate wireless | wired network connections

Brooks Davis brooks at
Tue Sep 13 17:41:30 PDT 2005

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 02:17:28AM +0200, Jochen Gensch wrote:
> Hi,
> since there are still problems with bringing up some wireless cards + changing 
> the routes accordingly I thought I could simple execute the necessary 
> script(s) by devd. I tried to add lines like "action "/etc/stop_if.
> $device-name";" to the detach section of "ethernet" ant "802.11" 
> in /etc/devd.conf. However this shows no effect, the script doesn't seems to 
> be executed. What am I missing?

After my most recent merges, I'd be very suprised if devd could solve
your problem.  Have you tried those changes?  If so, are your devices
actually generating media events?  If not, that has to be fixed and
that's a kernel issue.

-- Brooks

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