ifup and run-parts

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 25 23:37:38 UTC 2011


On Tuesday 25 January 2011 23:16, David Collier wrote:
> > 
> > $IFACE
> 
> excellent - thanks - I thought there must be a way :-)
> 
> > Only in "standard" ifup/down does that too.
> 
> I'm terribly sorry, I don't understand that.

Typo. should be:

Only if "standard" ifup/down does that too.


> ========================================
> 
> I tried to google for things like "man /etc/network/if-down.d" , but
> couldn't find any - is there a good place to look for a howto? Something
> that would have told me about $IFACE?
> 
> Or do I need to learn to read source code better ?

I guess you'd immediately see that it is used in scripts
in that firectory.

I can't know for sure though, I personally don't use ifup/down.

http://busybox.net/~vda/no_ifup.txt

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vda


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