Mar 182013

Problem: setting CARP on an interface that is set by DHCP on FreeBSD leaves the carp interface locked in INIT state after reboot:

results in:

No IP on carp0, the interface isn’t working.

Solution: add synchronous_dhclient="YES":


RTFM: “By default, DHCP configuration on FreeBSD runs in the background, or asynchronously. Other startup scripts continue to run while DHCP completes, speeding up system startup.”

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