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Re: ifup on startup

Hi John,

On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 09:32:49PM -0700, psye@brandeis.edu wrote:
> Hi, for some reason ifup has stopped working on startup of my debian
> system.  Once its started up I can log in as root and ifup and
> everything works fine, it just won't work on boot.
> I've looked at /etc/init.d/networking and things look o.k. (although
> I'm not sure but it looks like there's an ifup call there).

/etc/network/interfaces must contain something like: auto eth0 .
/etc/rcS.d/S39ifupdown must exist as a symlink to /etc/init.d/ifupdown .

> I'm wondering how I can just get the network card configured on startup
> instead of having to manually do this every time.
> thanks, 
> John
Joachim Fahnenmüller

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