Proposal for network script modification

arthur at arthur at
Mon Mar 12 12:45:34 PST 2001

Good idea.

Arthur H. Johnson II
Systems Engineer
The Linux Box
arthur at

On Mon, 12 Mar 2001, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On March 12, 2001 02:16 pm, arthur at wrote:
> > What about DHCP?  Is it a good idea to have a seperate init.d script for a
> > dhcp client or could we put a flag to configure network interfaces when
> > dhcp is encountered somethere in ifcfg-eth?
> Hmm would this list be the right place. I think it's still best to use
> lfs-discuss or lfs-apps (depending on the subject) as the discussion list for
> these matters and use this list just to ask help about the actual editing
> (ie: how to use cvs to update the book, question about todo tasks, etc).
> a short answer to your question though: i think that's up to the dhcp
> lfs-hint. That hint can give instructions how to modify the standard LFS
> scripts to include this. The book shouldn't start supporting too many
> features regarding networking. Before long we're adding hooks for pppoe, nfs
> and whatever else we may think up.
> --
> Gerard Beekmans
> -*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-

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