Subject: Re: Non-existant interfaces and "" files.
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/11/2002 00:53:15
In message <>, 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
>in net_interfaces.

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