lfs-bootscripts-2.2.0 released, ready for lfs-testing branch

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jul 13 11:22:43 PDT 2004


On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 14:33:00 -0700
"Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> Incorporating the static routing service will mean a little more 
> changing in the book, if you want to use it instead of having 
> ipv4-static do the default gateway. Those changes would be:
> 
> 1) remove GATEWAY=192.168.1.2 from the cat command for
> ifconfig.eth0/ipv4 2) add an additional block like the following:
>    cat >
>    /etc/sysconfig/network-devices/ifconfig.eth0/ipv4-default-route 
> << EOF
>    SERVICE=ipv4-static-route
>    TYPE=default
>    GATEWAY=192.168.1.2
>    EOF
> 
> That's it. This part is optional, though, as
> lfs-bootscripts-2.2.0/2.2.1 will still support GATEWAY in the
> ipv4-static service.

Thanks Kevin.  Although 'optional', is this the 'preferred' method? 
What does it buy us over the previous configuration?

Cheers,

Matt.



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