On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 12:58 PM, John Baldwin <j...@freebsd.org> wrote:

>  On Wednesday, December 08, 2010 11:29:49 am Kim Culhan wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:23 AM, John Baldwin <j...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> >
> > >  On Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:17:30 pm Kim Culhan wrote:
> > > > Had been running a wireless bridge for some months in rc.conf:
> > > >
> > > > ifconfig_bridge0="addm wlan0 addm re1 up"
> > > >
> > > > Updated to 8.2-PRERELEASE 2 days ago and when the machine boots
> > > > the bridge has no members.
> > > >
> > > > Reversing the order of the members results in the bridge having just
> > > > the re1 member.
> > > >
> > > > Running the above command from a shell works and running from
> > > > an rc.local file also works.
> > > >
> > > > FWIW, running from a shell there is about a 3 second delay after hit
> > > enter
> > > > before it returns the shell prompt, members are then present.
> > > >
> > > > The lines in rc.conf:
> > > >
> > > > cloned_interfaces="bridge0"
> > > > ifconfig_wlan0="inet 192.168.1.50/24 channel 11"
> > > > wlans_rum0="wlan0"
> > > > create_args_wlan0="wlanmode hostap mode 11g"
> > > > ifconfig_bridge0="addm wlan0 addm re1 up"
> > > >
> > > > Tried replacing the re device with em, no change.
> > > >
> > > > Any help is very greatly appreciated.
> > >
> > > Most likely the bridge0 device is created by /etc/rc.d/netif before the
> > > wlan0
> > > device is created, so when the system startup tries to configure
> bridge0,
> > > the
> > > ifconfig statement fails.
> > >
> > > What does 'ifconfig -l' show after you have booted?
> > >
> > It shows:
> >
> > re0 em0 plip0 lo0 bridge0
> >
> > On the console at boot there is, after the file partition status and
> setting
> > the hostname:
> > ifconfig: BRDGADD wlan0: No such file or directory
> >
> > Following this is:
> >
> > Starting Network: lo0 re0 em0 bridge0
> >
> > Which is followed by output the same as from ifconfig -a including
> bridge0
> > which
> > has no members.
> >
> > Next is:
> >
> > Starting Network: rum0
> > rum0: flags=8843<UP, BROADCAST  etc
>
> Hmm, I wonder why rum0 shows up so late.  Do you not plug it in until after
> boot, or does it depend on devd loading firmware into the device, etc.?
>
Working with Freebsd 8.2-BETA1 it was found:

The rum0 device can be made to show up just after:
Mounting local file systems:.
With the bridge having members present also depending on whether
a mouse or keyboard is attached, which usb port it is attached to and
to which usb port the rum device is attached.

Since this appears to be a usb issue I can move this to the usb list.

thanks
-kim
_______________________________________________
freebsd-usb@freebsd.org mailing list
http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb
To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"

Reply via email to