Bonding ifup-script for LFS 6.2

Jim Gifford lfs at
Thu Oct 12 19:41:13 PDT 2006

Philox / Jonathan Salomon wrote:
> Hi Dan!
>> Sounds nice. I think there are a handful of fixes that should go into
>> our if* scripts. Could you do me a favor and repost with a diff to the
>> original ifup? `diff -u <orig> <new>'.
>> Also, instead of using ethtool and ifconfig for everything, I'd
>> suggest looking in sysfs to see if these values exist there. It would
>> be easier than parsing output. Since we don't install ethtool (that I
>> know about) in BLFS, it would be hard to put it in the network
>> scripts.
>> Look in /sys/class/net/<interface>/ at the different files there.
>> Also, try looking in /proc/net.
> Sure I'll see how I can improve this. I will post my adjusments 
> shortly when I've had some time to sort it out.
> Bye!
Go ahead and send me the updates to the hint, We can get it updated.

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