Subject: kern/9468: ray0 interface fails to come up
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/22/2000 16:27:42
>Number:         9468
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       ray0 interface fails to come up
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people (Kernel Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Feb 22 16:27:00 2000
>Originator:     Wolfgang Rupprecht
W S Rupprecht Computer Consulting, Fremont CA
>Release:        -current 2/22/2000

System: NetBSD 1.4T NetBSD 1.4T (WSRCC) #1: Tue Feb 22 01:15:43 PST 2000 i386

	ray0 interface fails to come up without repeated ifconfig up/down

	put the following two lines in /etc/ifconfig.ray0

	nwid my_network_name
	inet link0

	After the ifconfig notice that the ray0 interface is still marked
	as down.
	It does eventually come up if one lays on the ^C key to
	interrupt the boot process and one does an 'ifconfig ray0 up'
	by hand.  (At this point many of the network daemons have been
	killed, so the system is mostly hosed.)

	Observed on a sony-505tx

	workaround: dhclient seems to cycle over the ifconfig enough
	to shake things loose.  It is only the static config that give