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.