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Re: hotplug and ifup

At 2004-03-19 19:20:44 Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> hotplug should invoke ifup with a flag that acts like "ifup -a" but
> with one interface; i.e., it only comes up if 'auto' is specified
> in the configuration file.

hotplug's net.agent script runs (using eth0 as our example):

    ifup eth0=hotplug

You can use the mapping mechanism to control whether this results
in a no-op or in eth0 being brought up.  See
/usr/share/doc/hotplug/README.Debian for details.

Thomas Hood <jdthood@yahoo.co.uk>

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