run a command when interface shows

DemoDoG

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I use a 3g mobile modem and when I attach it I have a driver that automatically starts an interface called hso0.

I wonder if there is a simple way to make FreeBSD perform a certain command whenever network interface hso0 shows up? I would like it to run my connection program so I don't have to start it manually every time.
 

tingo

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Not limited to network interfaces - works with all devices. Check out devd(8) and devd.conf(5) man pages. Basically, it can run commands (or scripts) on attach / detach of any device.
 
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