Fw: help with net-interface

Wilco Beekhuizen wilcobeekhuizen at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 10:18:02 PDT 2008


2008/6/20 blux.net at lineone.net <blux.net at lineone.net>:
> On Friday 20 June 2008 09:53:23 blux.net at lineone.net wrote:
>> it appears that ifconfig is not installed.
>> An ls of /usr/bin/ifconfig yields  "no such file or directory"
>>
>> does anyone knows which of the lfs package   installs  the ifconfig
>> utility?
>>
>
> I subsequently installed the inetutils package and the patch.  This is
> supposed to have the programs  ifconfig,  ping etc.  There is still no
> /usr/bin/ifconfig   ( though  I have /bin/ping et al ) and the
> compile/install  did not report any errors.
>
> help  would be appreciated.
>

ifconfig is installed in /sbin. Does /sbin/ifconfig work?



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