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

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 18:13 +0200, Per Olofsson wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 16:47 +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> > J. D. Hood writes:
> > 
> > > and that some interfaces will be brought up twice.  The argument is
> > > that neither of these things does any harm.
> > 
> > But it is not particulary elegant, is it?
> What is inelegant about "auto" meaning "bring up this interface
> automatically" instead of "bring up this interface on boot"?

Sorry, please disregard that. I misunderstood what you meant.

> "ifup -a" shouldn't bring up interfaces which don't exist when the
> command is run, IMO.

Which it does now, as noted elsewhere in the thread.


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