bootscripts suggestion regarding networking

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 19 07:32:31 PDT 2004


Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> It might be a nice feature to have the "network" script output the IP
> address that it configured for each interface it brings up. I'm sure
> most people will know what the IP addresses are, but there are cases
> where this would be helpful to see right at bootup.

This is already present in the SVN bootscripts for static IP 
assignments. It shouldn't be too hard to add for dynamic assignments as 
well, assuming the bootscripts actually wait for dhclient to get an 
address (as opposed to letting it go into the background).



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