Subject: Re: bin/10002: `network' rc.d dependency is incomplete
To: Simon Burge <simonb@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/28/2000 07:49:32
On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 09:40:46PM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:

 > > >Fix:
 > > 	I fixed this by making the current `network' node provide
 > > 	`network_basics'.  The dhclient script in turn requires
 > > 	`network_basics' and provides `network'.  This solves the
 > > 	network-isn't-quite-up problem.
 > It would make more sense to me to have a NETWORK dummy dependancy ala
 > DAEMON that requires "network" and "dhclient"...

Why?  dhclient is an integral part of bringing up the network.

Actually, the invoking of dhclient itself should be in the `network'
script, if you ask me, so that:

	/etc/rc.d/network start

actually works.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>