Subject: Re: Non-existant interfaces and "ifconfig.foo" files.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/2002 00:53:15
In message <20020211063524.GA361@night-porter.duskware.de>, Martin Husemann wri
>> thing. The interface in question was, of course, a card I'd forgotten to pu
>> in my stripped kernel config.
>Do you have auto_ifconfig set to YES or net_interfaces set to a static list?
>It works fine in the former case (great for laptops with varying pcmcia cards
>pluged in), but /etc/netstart does not check existence of hard wired interface
I was actually wrong about the symptoms. In fact, it hangs every time the
autoconfig runs. I put 'set -x' in /etc/netstart, and "ifconfig fxp0 [addr]"
is the last thing it says; then it hangs.
This is odd, because doing it manually at the prompt doesn't. I'll kick it
a bit more