Boot Scripts: Multiple IP Addresses

Satish Patel satish at linuxbug.org
Fri Sep 5 05:39:06 PDT 2008


Regards,

Satish Patel


Quoting "Mark A. Olbert" <Mark at arcabama.com>:

> Thanks for the lead. BTW, the boot scripts don't use ipconfig; they use ip.
>
> - Mark
>
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> Mark A. Olbert wrote:
>> I need to configure my LFS box to multihome the external Ethernet   
>> connection (which is eth1 on my machine). I can do this manually by  
>>  issuing:
>>
>> ifconfig eth1:1 <second ip address>
>>
>> But I'd appreciate some advice/suggestions on how to do this via   
>> the boot scripts. The obvious thing I tried -- creating a directory  
>>  called /etc/sysconfig/network-devices/ifconfig.eth1:1 and   
>> populating an ipv4 file in it appropriately -- didn't work. Or   
>> rather, it added the second IP address to the eth1 interface, but   
>> it didn't show up in the ifconfig report and weird things started   
>> happening to my LAN connectivity.
>>
>> - Mark
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> IIRC, the version of ifconfig installed by default isn't the full monty,
> have a look for it in blfs and install that one, then see if ifconfig
> picks up your virtual adapter.
>
> Regards
>
> Phill
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correct LFS not use ifconfig it use IP command to set ip address and all..

best and easy way to create script and put it on  
/etc/rc.d/init.d/network-eth1.sh    and link it with appropriate  
runlevel




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