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Re: hotplugging /e/n/i "auto" interfaces

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 14:06 +0100, J.D. Hood wrote:
> When hotplug is configured in "hotplug-auto-interfaces" mode, hotplug
> won't ever bring up any interfaces that wouldn't have been brought up
> by S40networking anyway.  Thus, this mode could also be called
> "do-nothing-but-produce-error-messages" mode.

If you have the interface plugged in at boot time, but remove it
later, it will be brought up by hotplug when you attach it again.

Interestingly, it seems like hotplug removes all other entries from
ifstate as a side effect. Oh well.


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