Subject: Re: Starting dhclient and ipnat at boot time
To: Marc Baudoin <>
From: Dr. Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/15/1999 13:40:50
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On Fri, 15 Jan 1999, Marc Baudoin wrote:

> So I modified my /etc/rc.conf file to include two new variables
> and /etc/rc to launch dhclient and ipnat as needed (though I'm
> not particularly happy with them being launched from /etc/rc
> instead of /etc/netstart).  The corresponding patch is attached.
> It sure needs some polish but I consider including something like
> this in a future NetBSD version would be a good thing.

About half of your patch is in -current. The ipnat control is in there.
You might check it out to see if it's what you'd need.

I'll leave the dhclient part to others more in-the know.

Take care,