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ALTQD(8)                NetBSD System Manager's Manual                ALTQD(8)

altqd -- ALTQ daemon
altqd [-dv] [-f conf_file]
altqd is a daemon program that reads a configuration file and then sets up the ALTQ state of network interfaces. After configuring the ALTQ state, altqd will detach and become a daemon. The signals SIGINT or SIGTERM will shutdown altqd, and the signal SIGHUP will restart altqd. The following options are available: -d Debug mode. altqd does not detach and goes into the command mode. -f conf_file Specify a configuration file to read instead of the default. The default file is /etc/altq.conf. -v Print debugging information. This option implies -d.
When -d option is provided, altqd goes into the command mode after read- ing the configuration file and setting up the ALTQ state. Each command is a single line, starting with the command verb. The basic commands are as follows: help | ? Display a complete list of commands and their syntax. quit Exit. altq reload Reload the configuration file and reinitialize ALTQ. altq interface [enable|disable] Enables or disables ALTQ on the interface named interface. When altqd enters the command mode, ALTQ is enabled on all the inter- faces listed in the configuration file.
/etc/altq.conf configuration file /var/run/ pid of the running altqd /var/run/altq_quip Unix domain socket for communicating with altqstat(1)
altqstat(1), altq.conf(5), altq(9) NetBSD 6.0 November 26, 2006 NetBSD 6.0
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