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Re: multiple network interfaces (was: Re: Token Ring support under Debian/Linux?)

> > BTW, I sent Peter Tobias a suggestion some weeks ago on how to better
> > support multiple- and non-ethernet network interfaces but he never
> > responded.
> Oops? I sent you a reply!

I never received it.

> Anyway, the /etc/init.d/network script
> belongs to the sysvinit package (it'll be created during the basedisk
> installation procedure) so I can't change it.

Isn't this one of the packages Ian M. is giving away?  Are there any
takers yet?

> A really nice way to
> support multiple network interfaces would be to add files like
> /etc/init.d/network.eth0 or /etc/init.d/network.sl0. The main
> /etc/init.d/network file could call them with additional options
> (e.g. up, down, route) to set up the devices and routing tables.

That should work just as well.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1101 E. Arapaho Road
(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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