ifconfig

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Nov 6 16:18:21 PST 2008


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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