How to set interface description containing space in 8.x

sthaug at sthaug at
Sat Oct 22 13:24:07 UTC 2011

> > So there may have been some rc.d framework changes that address your
> > problem.  Are you running -RELEASE?  If so those fixes probably aren't
> > available.
> And here's the commit that fixed it (src/etc/network.subr, which is
> /etc/network.subr):

Yup, thank you for verifying this! I see now that it works on an
8.2-STABLE box with sources from October 4, while it doesn't work on
one from early June.

Problem solved.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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