Is /etc/rc.conf scriptable?
ml at my.gd
Tue Feb 1 14:28:55 UTC 2011
On 2/1/11 1:35 PM, Yue Wu wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm trying to do something to make rc.conf can act conditionally
> What I want is:
> 1. List the wireless access points,
> grep if there is one which bssid is 'bb:bb:bb:bb:bb:bb',
> if there is, then set ifconfig_wlan0 to the value:
> "inet 192.168.1.111 netmask 255.255.255.0 WPA"
> 2. check if bitlbee has been installed, if so, then let bitlbee
> service start.
> So I tried with following settings in rc.conf, but all of them failed,
> i.e., the networking can't be connected and bitlbee service doesn't
> if ifconfig wlan0 list scan 2>/dev/null | grep -q 'bb:bb:bb:bb:bb:bb' >/dev/null 2>&1; then
> ifconfig_wlan0="inet 192.168.1.111 netmask 255.255.255.0 WPA"
> if [ -x /usr/local/sbin/bitlbee ]; then
> My question is, how to achieve what I want? The simpler, the better :)
You may want to call an external script directly from rc.local instead,
to avoid breaking stuff that parses rc.conf
Never know ;)
It's not like rc.conf is a totally critical file that will break your
startup if you mess it up...
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