On Sun, 30 May 2004, Marco Beishuizen wrote:

> I used to have two ifconfig lines in my rc.conf:
> ifconfig_dc0="DHCP"
> ifconfig_dc0="media autoselect"
> The first to enable DHCP and the second to set my networkcard to 100BaseTX
> full duplex.
> Now after an upgrade to 4.10-release this doesn't work anymore. When I put
> both lines in rc.conf only the second line is effective and overrides the
> first, but I want to use both DHCP and 100BaseTX. I need to use the "media
> autoselect" because the networkcard defaults to 10BaseT but I want to use
> 100Mbit. When I don't use DHCP the network is unreachable. Pinging then
> gives a "no route to host".

There are two solutions:

1) (Untested by me)

ifconfig_dc0="DHCP media 100baseTX"

2) put the media change in a separate shell script, and throw it unter
/usr/local/etc/rc.d, so that it will be executed later on

something like:

>cat dc0-speedchange.sh
ifconfig dc0 media 100baseTX

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