Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Thu Jan 19 09:57:49 PST 2006

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"Vitalie Apostu" <vapostu at> wrote:

> It will work if I do ifconfig up or restart. Why do not do
> automatically?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fabian Keil [mailto:freebsd-listen at] 
> Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2006 7:29 AM
> To: vitalie at
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: NIC
> "Vitalie Apostu" <vitalie at> wrote:
> > When I unplug UTP cable from NIC card and plug it back the system 
> > cannot ping any host in network.
> > Does anybody know how to fix it?
> Did you try ifconfig $nic_device up?

I guess it would violate POLA, I for one wouldn't expect the
NIC to get up by itself.

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