Automatically bringing ethernet interfaces up when the cable is connected (Fedora Core 2 Wishlists)

Julien Olivier julo at
Sat Dec 13 12:36:31 UTC 2003

On Sat, 2003-12-13 at 12:26, Jaap A. Haitsma wrote:
> Hi,
> I apologize if this was already mentioned in Fedora Core 2 Wislists 
> thread but going trough 200 mails a day of which the subject line does 
> not really indicate if I'm interested in reading them, was a bit 
> daunting. Furthermore the search feature on the archives doesn't work at 
> the moment.
> I would like to see that a network interface is automatically "ifupped" 
> when a cable gets connected and "ifdowned" if it is disconnected.
> If network interfaces are then default configured with DHCP and DNS via 
> DHCP, networking will work for most people straight out of the box.
> And for users of the other OS will be the expected behaviour


You might be interested by this bug report then:

Julien Olivier <julo at>

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