[quagga-dev 1410] Re: Dynamic Reconfiguration of Quagga (OSPF)

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Sat Aug 14 05:07:03 BST 2004


On Sat, 14 Aug 2004, Matt Brown wrote:

> Because wireless interfaces can come up in any order via PCMCIA we 
> need a way to definitively refer to an interface for configuration 
> of various services such as dhcp etc. To do this we rename 
> interfaces based on their mac address as they are brought up using 
> the nameif utility. This occurs in the pcmcia scripts that are run 
> when the wireless cards are 'inserted'.
>
> So basically they are exactly the same interface, the name just 
> changes. This renaming happens before the interface is configured 
> with an IP address etc.

Aha.. so the problem is we dont deal with the name change.

regards,
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