Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 06:02:25PM +0300, Ido Admon wrote: >> Hello list, >> I couldn't find any way to execute an arbitrary command upon network >> interface initialization. My situations is that I have and ethernet card >> that takes DHCP from a cables provider (not a fixed IP address) and I >> need to update a DynDNS hostname everytime it does (everytime the IP >> changes). >> I couldn't find a way to execute shell commands using the rc system or >> dhclient, what did I miss? > > dhclient-script(8)? Maybe devd(8) will work as well.
devd won't work as well, because the timing is a bit off (even if you only get new addresses at boot time, which isn't guaranteed. dhclient-script already has a capability ("hooks") for running scripts at the appropriate times. If you check the mailing list archive, I know I have previously posted the script I used to use for exactly the same purpose. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"