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Re: automatically configuring carp(4)

On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 04:59:37PM +1000, Ray Phillips wrote:
>> But if you're running carp on vlan (like a do) you can't use auto_ifconfig
>> because it's going to do it in the wrong order. The solution is to set
>> auto_ifconfig=NO and list all interfaces in net_interfaces
> Could you expand on that a bit please?  Would the kernel (?) try to  
> configure carp before the physical interface?

Not the kernel, the /etc/rc.d/network script. 

> Do you mean you have  
> separate 802.1Q VLANs defined on your NetBSD machine's NIC and one (or 
> more) of the NIC's IPs are in a carp(4) group?

Yes (so it's not the NIC's IPs but the IPs on the different vlan

> If so, could you post the 
> contents of the /etc/ifconfig.* files you're using for reference?

Quite easy, something like:

vlan 574 vlanif wm0
inet netmask 

vhid 1 advskew 100 pass password

( being the public IP shared by the 2 boxes, and
the IP used for internal communication with the second member of the

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.  
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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