Except that the man page for ifconfig will tell you nothing about the correctness of your entries in rc.conf. For that you have to reboot. Most of us here can glance at them and say yea or nay, but most new users can't. And the ifconfig man page is not really newbie material either.
Charles Ulrich Subhro said: > Read the manual pages for ifconfig. > > Regards > S. > > On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 08:48:19 -0400, Bill Moran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: >> Soo-Hyun Choi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> >> > Hi, >> > >> > When I need to change the IP settings, I usually go over the rc.conf >> > directly (as root) to change the IP settings. The question is that >> > once I change the settings I need to re-boot the system in order to >> > the change be working. >> > >> > Is there any way that I can apply the changes without re-booting the >> system? >> >> man ifconfig >> >> -- >> Bill Moran >> Potential Technologies >> http://www.potentialtech.com >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >> > > > -- > Subhro Sankha Kar > School of Information Technology > Block AQ-13/1 Sector V > ZIP 700091 > India > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- System Administrator Ideal Solution - http://www.idealso.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"