bootscripts suggestion regarding networking

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Oct 22 22:01:34 PDT 2004


On Fri, 2004-10-22 at 07:57 +0600, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Ian Molton wrote:
> 
> > Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> >> Hi guys,
> >> 
> >> A suggestion that might be nice to add to the lfs-bootscripts package.
> >> 
> >> 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.
> > 
> > Id prefer it NOT to dhcp AT ALL as none of my boxen do that.
> 
> Why not take a boot parameter?
> 
> linux => no network configured
> linux dhcp => dhcp starts from bootscripts
> linux ipv4=192.168.0.102/24 gateway=192.168.0.1 => static IP

That would be an interesting inclusion for the cd...

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Jeremy Huntwork
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