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Re: hotplug and ifup

On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 08:53:53PM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:

> 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.

In other words, the default is for the interface to be left alone, unless
the user explicitly configures it to be hotplugged?  I suppose this is
safest for now, but it would be nice if 'auto' applied.

 - mdz

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