Re: ppp/ip-up vs. network/if-up
On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Thomas Hood wrote:
> FYI: The experimental ifupdown does not currently rerun "up" scripts if
> pppd reconnects.
Is not the same true for DHCP ?
> I can see why, in the case of PPP interfaces, that might be desired. I am
> not sure that we should implement it, though. It would depart from the
> way ifupdown "up" and "down" scripts have worked in the past for other
I don't see how we can get this kind of support without ppp and dhcp
support... The two would be very similiar (the potential to get the
same address, or a new one).
It would take some thought to handle all the possibilities properly
but the end result would be *very* nice. I've tried a few times,
and wound up with scripts in ppp, dhcp, and network - all modelled
similiar to the DHCP state management.
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