Using the LSB Bootscripts
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun May 8 17:03:51 PDT 2011
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> * Add a param to release any dhclient addresses from a device if it is
> running in the ipv4-static service
Wouldn't this be a BLFS issue? It's a good idea, but I don't use dhcp
myself. It makes it hard to ssh into the system.
> * In the ipv4-static service, instead of attempting to remove the IP set
> in the configuration file, just flush all addresses with 'ip addr flush
> * In the dhclient service, flush any static addresses as well.
> * Move ifdown and ifup to /sbin
This should have happened long ago.
> * Move the equivalent of /etc/sysconfig/network-devices/services to
> * Move the equivalent of /etc/sysconfig/network-devices to /etc/network
Agree. I never liked the directory structure for network startup.
> * Move /etc/sysconfig/rc to /etc/default/rc
> * Move any remaining /etc/sysconfig files (like modules) to /etc/default
> * Create an /etc/default/rc.local to house configurations like UTC and
I'm not sure about the name rc.local, but I like the general idea.
> * Add logic from Fedora to kill client sessions to the sshd init script.
Again, BLFS, but I agree in principle. OTOH you may want to keep an ssh
session active when restarting sshd. I suppose this could always be
done with an ssh session to a non-standard port, but it warrants a bit
> There have been a few other minor modifications as well.
> Obviously, with that many changes to the structure of the scripts, I
> don't expect them to be merged upstream. I assume I'd have to manage
> them myself. So this raises the question of licensing and/or proper
> attribution. From what I can tell, the scripts don't contain any sort of
> license. What should be done?
The book says:
"Computer instructions may be extracted from the book under the MIT
As far as I'm concerned the scripts are public domain and don't need a
Why don't you post your scripts so we can look at them in more detail.
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