Re: Re(2): eth0 or eth1
>> The ifconfig command
>> is said to be deprecated in favour of iproute ...
> Curious. The Squeeze installer, or Lenny at least,
> still creates /etc/network/interfaces doesn't it?
> And this file is cited in ifconfig.man but not in
> If we are willing to take deprecation of ifconfig
> seriously, how should something in the iproute
> package be directed to configure the interfaces?
Neither ifconfig nor ip use /e/n/i to configure nics. /e/n/i may be
referred to in the "see also" section of man page of ifconfig, but it
is "only" used by ifup and ifdown.