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Authored by ceri on Jul 26 2021, 10:03 PM.
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The wireless example in lagg(4)'s manpage no longer works.

laggtype is not documented in the manpage other than in the example, so add a paragraph about it.

While here, move the section on rc.conf to a plan where it sits more logically.

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ceri requested review of this revision.Jul 26 2021, 10:03 PM
ceri created this revision.
pauamma added inline comments.
share/man/man4/lagg.4
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Because some WiFi interfaces won't allow setting the MAC address, the recommended procedure is now to set the Ethernet interface's address to the WiFi's. See example 3 in https://docs.freebsd.org/en/books/handbook/advanced-networking/#network-aggregation.

rgrimes added inline comments.
share/man/man4/lagg.4
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I would move the "up" to the line setting the ethernet MAC, just slightly cleaner to have the MAC set before the interface comes up.

pauamma requested changes to this revision.Oct 5 2022, 5:05 PM
pauamma added inline comments.
share/man/man4/lagg.4
197

I wouldn't, because (as I mentioned below) wlan0's MAC address needs to be left unchanged and em0's needs to be adjused instead. The other way stopped working with 11.x, IIRC.

This revision now requires changes to proceed.Oct 5 2022, 5:05 PM

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ceri marked 3 inline comments as done.Sun, Jan 15, 6:58 PM
This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Sun, Jan 15, 8:52 PM