proper way to create network devices at boot time.

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sat Nov 26 15:08:36 GMT 2005

Mark Jayson Alvarez <jay2xra at> writes:

>  How do you create a network device at boot time? I need to set up my carp devices at boot time. in Openbsd, it can be set in /etc/hostname.if like this.
> /etc/hostname.carp1
>     inet vhid 1 carpdev em0 \
>      pass lanpasswd  Thanks.

On recent FreeBSD, the devices should be created automatically if the
hardware they support is present.  What device exactly are you trying
to create?

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