Request For Info - Hotplug Network Plan
Kevin P. Fleming
kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jul 1 19:31:13 PDT 2004
Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> 2) This doesn't play well with aliases. This problem will go away when
> we push all aliases for eth0 into the main ifconfig.eth0 file.
Moving to using iproute2 instead of net-tools can eliminate the need for
aliases entirely. I don't use them any longer, I just use "ip address
add" to add my extra addresses to each NIC that needs them.
> 3) Network coldplugging won't work at all for network cards compiled not
> as modules, unless we write a completely custom /etc/hotplug/net.rc file.
Yes, this is a known issue. I don't think that script would be hard to
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