>> But as I said, I ran the script from a screen session, so that makes me >> wonder >> why the execution was aborted. >> >> But is running '/etc/rc.d/netif restart'' known to cause problems? I think >> I >> shouldn't have to use scripts like these just to change a setting on the >> network interface. >> >> Kind regards, >> >> -- >> Bram Schoenmakers >> > > Hi Bram > > You're exactly right. You don't need to run scripts like this. "ifconfig" > will do what you want. As far as I can see, > > "ifconfig bge0 mtu 1472" > > should suffice.
I like the ifconfig idea better, as per the routing. I don't know but does netif also drop firewall state rules? This should work well 'just in case' while running in a screen. If you get no response after running it, it'll put it back the way it was before. If you do get a response, you can send the process a ^C during sleep(): #!/bin/sh ifconfig bge0 mtu 1472 sleep 5 ifconfig bge0 mtu 1500 Steve _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"