Re: hotplugging /e/n/i "auto" interfaces
Per Olofsson <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 21:38 +0100, J.D. Hood wrote:
> > The locking that ifupdown does (to serialize running instances) is
> > what guarantees that there will be deadlock whenever "ifup ethx"
> > leads to another "ifup ethx".
> Yes, of course. Sorry. Okay, then this is a problem. Could hotplug
> perhaps check if the interface is being brought up and abort in that
Hotplug could do that. Or ifupdown could be modified so it didn't
deadlock if called from itself.
However, until these features are added to hotplug or ifupdown, it
is a bad idea (risks deadlock) to ifup interfaces that hotplug can
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