Why network doesn't get initialized on system startup?

Peter Harrison peter.piggybox at virgin.net
Thu Aug 19 21:05:21 UTC 2010

Thursday, 19 August 2010 at  9:08:21 -0700, Yuri said:
> On 08/19/2010 03:10, Glen Barber wrote:
> >Are you loading the ndis(4) kernel module at boot via loader.conf?
> >   
> Yes, all ndis-related drivers (ndis.ko, if_ndis.ko and actual ndis 
> driver converted from windows one) are loaded from loader.conf.
> When system comes up ndis0 is fully functional and I can initialize it 
> by hand fine. It just doesn't happen on startup.

I can't remember where I saw this, but when you're using ndis you need to use SYNCDHCP instead of DHCP in ifconfig/rc.conf. Works for me no problem with a broadcom chip using ndis.


Peter Harrison.

> Yuri
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