Re: network, ifconfig, symbol link to network
Thanks for your help
I will follow the proposals given to to by this list.
But nevertheless as described in
the configuration-file should be 'network'. CIIW
May be that this doc isn't up to date anymore.
----- Original Message -----
From: dman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Debian-User-List <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: network, ifconfig, symbol link to network
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2001 at 04:15:18PM +0200, Christian Eckert wrote:
> | Hi friends,
> | for some reasons during the debian (potato) installation
> | I had to leave out my Ne2000 compatible network-card.
> | I plugged it in later and installed the module 'ne'.
> | wonderful,no ioport-problems nor irq-problems.
> | Now I want to setup the network...
> | I created the file '/etc/network' whith
> | commands like 'ifconfig, route and so on' . as an
> | executable scriptfile.
> This isn't right. There should be a directory /etc/network/ on your
> system, if you installed the 'netbase' and 'ifupdown' packages.
> All you need to do is put the alias in /etc/modutils/my_aliases.
> example :
> echo "alias eth0 ne" >> /etc/modutils/my_aliases &&
> (as root). Then edit /etc/network/interfaces to have the correct
> information about your interface. Then running 'ifup eth0' will
> up the interface and 'ifdown eth0' takes it down. Here is a sample
> interfaces file ('man interfaces' will tell you more) :
> # /etc/network/interfaces -- configuration file for ifup(8),
> # The loopback interface
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> iface eth0 inet static
> address 192.168.0.6
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> gateway 192.168.0.1
> iface eth1 inet dhcp
> This file defines eth0 as a static interface but eth1 uses dhcp.
> | As this file should be executed at boot time I have to create
> | furthermore some symbol links in /etc/init.d/??? ,beginning
> | with SXXname.
> | now the questions:
> | 1)Are there any rules for choosing the number XX ?
> | This will obviously arrange the sequence of starting up
> | different scripts. That means are there any scripts which have
> | be started before configuring the network?
> Yes, the number is chosen so that the order of startup is as
> | 2)Do I also have to create a killing script KXXname?
> If you want to take down the network when you shutdown.
> | 3) I suppose that in each runlevel in which
> | I want to use the network capabilities, I have to create this
> | symbol-link
> | also, right?