[lfs-support] Network config (Chapters 7.2 and 7.6 of the LFS book 7.1)

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 07:51:18 PDT 2012

loki wrote:
> Heya,
> wanted just to give my two cents regarding the new 
> sysconfig/ifconfig.eth# methodolgy.
> With the old one (network-devices directory) I had the possibility to 
> put more then one option for one ethernet card (for instance one ip 
> address and two static routes within 3 files). With the new methodology 
> I have to change the init scripts, have to hardcode additional options 
> into scripts and such. The new one is better for simple setups. The old 
> one is better for complex setups. And at
> the end I installed the old ones :-)

I think you can still do that with


If you can give us a little more detail about what you want to do, we can get 
the same functionality in the new as the old.

   -- Bruce

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