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Sat Nov 8 08:21:41 PST 2008

Thanks DJ,

Thats what I was looking for.

On Nov 6, 2008, at 6:18 PM, DJ Lucas wrote:

> Ralph Porter wrote:
>> Was ifconfig suppose to be installed someplace?  If so in what step  
>> as
>> I do not have it on my new system.
> No, LFS uses IPRoute2 by default.  It is a much better tool, however  
> you
> can add net-tools from BLFS if you absolutely cannot bring yourself to
> use /sbin/ip for everything.  Take a look at the ipv4 script in
> /etc/sysconfig/network-devices/services directory for the common use
> examples.  Or see net-tools (which is where ifconfig comes from):
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/basicnet/net-tools.html
> -- DJ Lucas
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