Re: hotplug and ifup
At Mon, 3 Mar 2003 16:43:35 +1000,
Anthony Towns wrote:
> > I've uploaded new hotplug yesterday.
> > Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > That aside, hotplug could quite easily call "ifup eth0=hotplug"; allowing
> > > you to have "mapping hotplug" to handle any further details.
> > I modified net.agent like this, but how do we configure
> > /etc/network/interfaces? I can't find any documentation
> > about eth0=hotplug for iface in ifupdown manuals.
> Wow, that's dodgy. "ifup eth0=hotplug" sets the physical interface
> to eth0 and the logical interface to "hotplug", then runs the mapping
> scripts in the usual manner. Doing:
> mapping hotplug
> script /usr/lib/hotplug/deal-with-hotplug-devs.sh
> map eth0 eth0
> as the first thing in your /e/n/interfaces, and:
> $ cat /usr/lib/hotplug/deal-with-hotplug-devs.sh
> while read phys log; do
> if [ "$phys" = "$if" ]; then out="$log"; fi
> if [ "" = "$out" ]; then
> exit 1
> echo "$out"
> exit 0
> then eth0 will be treated normally when hotplugged, and other devices will
> fail when hotplugged (because there's no "iface hotplug ..." line for them
> to be configured as).
> That's probably not terribly comprehensible.
Thanks, I'll add this information to hotplug's README.Debian
and provide this script in hotplug.