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Date:      Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:04:58 -0500
From:      laszlo <george@vagner.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: USB network cards and DHCP
Message-ID:  <afe3dc17-ee29-3208-b370-331ffc72226a@vagner.com>
In-Reply-To: <20161112213722.GA35729@neutralgood.org>
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no i dont get any messages on the console.



about the reply-- i am lazy and didnt want to type in the

email address.

who reads email headers anyway.?




On 11/12/2016 4:37 PM, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 12:15:15PM -0500, laszlo wrote:
>> i have been trying use a USB network card for my satellite connection
>> but if i turn off the sat modem and turn it back on the USB card does
>> not get a IP address. If i mark the interface down and then back up it
>> does get an ip address or if i reboot it does get an ip address.
> Do you get any kernel messages when you turn the modem off or turn it on?
> I ask because if you do then it may be possible to configure devd to take
> down the interface when you turn the modem off, and reverse when you turn
> it back on. I've never used devd so I don't have anything more specific
> to add about it.
>
> Side note: you appear to have sent your message to the list by replying
> to another message and then replacing the reply with a new message. If you
> do that it is helpful to delete the "In-Reply-To" header. That header is
> used for threading of messages. If set incorrectly then your message
> risks getting missed depending on what mail software is used by the people
> on the list. If your mail software doesn't let you remove the header then
> I suggest the cut-and-paste approach to setting the "To" field instead
> of replying as you did.
>




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