assigning multiple ip addresses to NIC on bootupm, how?
jdow at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 9 20:21:59 UTC 2005
That will also make it available without a network restart.
----- Original Message -----
From: "mnisay" <mnisay at aim-consultants.com>
> how about creating the file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0:0
> booting the box or restarting the network service will make it always
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Lowth" <chris at lowth.com>
> > Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> >>>Or simply add the commands to /etc/rc.local
> >>Possible, but a really bad style / practice. One should always use the
> >>configuration paths the system offers. I.e. /etc/rc.local does not count
> >>whether the network service is started or not, it always proceeds as
> >>last instance during the bootup.
> > Not sure about the "should always use .." - there's always an "it
> > depends". Sometimes (though possibly not in this case) the system
> > paths just dont offer the features a user needs/wants or do so in a
> > overly-complex manner.
> > Since the OP mentioned setting static addresses on the sub interfaces it
> > is likely that the main interf is also statically set, which in turn
> > that the interface is more than likely to be brought up during the boot
> > process and would certainly be "up" by the time rc.local is executed.
> > Given that rc.local is always that last step in the boot process it does
> > (in his specific case) give a useful option.
> > Chris
> > --
> > http://www.lowth.com/rope - scriptable IpTable packet matching rules.
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