Subject: Re: WLAN recommendations?
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/20/2001 11:43:09
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 03:11:47AM -0500, Dave Huang wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > To make the wireless network run, I need to "wiconfig" the interface
> > after "ifconfig".  How do I do this properly before the system attempts
> > to start services which depend on the network?
> At the bottom of your /etc/ifconfig.wi0, add
> !wiconfig $int [whatever]
> Lines that start with a "!" get executed as a shell command, and $int is
> the interface being configured.
> This works in -current, but I'm not sure if it's in the 1.5 branch.

This functionality doesn't seem to exist on my older -current systems,
but it's on some newer ones.. I'll try copying /etc/rc.d/network over
and see if it works for now.