Re: hotplugging /e/n/i "auto" interfaces
On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 09:36 -0400, Dan Christensen wrote:
> Huh? Isn't the whole point of hotplug to notice hardware that gets
> physically added to the system? So they wouldn't have been present at
> boot time.
If an interface is not present at boot time, /etc/init.d/networking
will still bring it up at boot time if you have marked it auto. It
will of course fail, but the interface will still be listed in
/etc/network/ifstate so that hotplug can't bring it up later.