releng/10.3 rc netwait disabled by ipfw dependency

John Marshall john.marshall at
Sat Mar 19 02:11:25 UTC 2016

On Mon, 14 Mar 2016, 08:04 -0600, Ian Lepore wrote:
> On Sat, 2016-03-12 at 16:46 +1100, John Marshall wrote:
> > Adding ipfw to the netwait REQUIRE list makes things work for me (see
> > Bug 207916) but I am sure there is more that ought to be taken into
> > account and perhaps the dependency ought to be resolved in a
> > different
> > way.
> Just a quick followup for the archives, this was turned into PR 207916
> and a workaround was committed as r296807.  A better fix, I think,
> would be to separate waiting for the network interfaces to appear from
> waiting for network connectivity to be functional (ping test), but I
> ran into some circular-dependency problems, so I committed a "good
> enough for now" workaround.

Thank you Ian.  All works well for me in 10.3-RC3.

I am also of the opinion that separate scripts is the way to go.

John Marshall
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