svn commit: r193199 - head/etc
brooks at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 2 15:27:12 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 12:21:49AM -0700, Brian Somers wrote:
> On Mon, 01 Jun 2009 15:34:12 +0100 Bruce Simpson <bms at incunabulum.net> wrote:
> > Doug Barton wrote:
> > > Log:
> > > Eliminate the warning that "Values of network_interfaces other than
> > > AUTO are deprecated.' There is no good reason to deprecate them, and
> > > setting this to different values can be useful for custom solutions
> > > and/or one-off configuration problems.
> > >
> > Thanks, I wasn't sure what the alternative to this functionality was
> > going to be, and was relying on this mechanism for a product.
> +1 - I rely on it to handle renamed interfaces properly (ifconfig -l
> gives different answers before and after the rename(s)).
That's a supported configuration with network_interfaces=AUTO. I use it
on the server I'm writing this from.
For instance you can do something like:
ifconfig_priv="inet 192.168.1.100 netmask 255.255.255.0"
The use of ipv4_addrs_iatel is mostly just testing the feature.
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