Re: Delaying bridge creation

From: Aron Silverton (
Date: 2002-09-25 02:26:49 UTC

I meant to say, "Other than putting the bridge commands in rc.local." I was hoping that there was a way to trigger a script off of the completion of the pccard stuff.

Thanks to those who suggested rc.local.


Aron Silverton wrote:
> Hi all,
> I know that strictly speaking this is not a hostap question, but perhaps
> somebody can help me out all the same.
> I just replaced the WMP11 in my hostap box with a ReliaWave card from
> Demarctech in one of the PCMCIA-PCI bridges that they sell. I've got
> everything working now, but because of the delay in starting the PCMCIA
> card, my bridge creation fails.
> I have my ifcfg-XXX scripts named ifcfg-eth0, ifcfg-wlan0, and
> ifcfg-zbr0. This used to be sufficient to make sure that the bridge was
> created last. Any suggestions on where I can place a hook to create the
> bridge only after the wlan0 interface is completely up? I'm not too
> terribly familiar with PCMCIA services on Linux. I'm running Redhat 7.3.
> Thanks,
> Aron

Aron J. Silverton
Senior Staff Research Engineer
Motorola Laboratories, Networks and Infrastructure Research
Motorola, Inc.

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