Subject: Re: Not possible to use VLAN interface until parent is configured?
To: NetBSD-current Users <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/27/2004 22:27:15
On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 04:17:21PM +0200, Christoph Kaegi wrote:
> On 27.10-20:51, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> > The parent interface doesn't need to have protocols configured (ie, an
> > ip address), but it does need to be up.
> > 
> I also seemed to need to enable arp explicitly, e.g.
>   ifconfig_wm1="up arp"

up is enouth on all my systems, including some ste.
But I do it with an /etc/ifconfig.* file, not /etc/rc.conf.
Maybe a but in the way ifconfig_* variables are parsed ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference