Subject: Re: default route going away...
To: None <>
From: Alan DeKok <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/20/2003 10:31:44
"Steven M. Bellovin" <> wrote:
> Hmm....  It's not an authentication issue -- I don't run EAP in my 
> house -- but I see your point.  But you raise an interesting 
> architectural point: how to manage non-static connectivity.

  On Linux systems, there are scripts which run when an interface goes
up or down.  e.g. ifup-eth0: start a dhcp client.  ifdown-eth0: kill
the dhcp client.

>. ..  I'd love to be able to do something similar on NetBSD,
>including caching authentication credentials if possible and

  I don't think it's hard to do, it's just that I don't know if it's
been done yet in NetBSD.

  Alan DeKok.