[ILUG] Ubuntu networking questions
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Wed Feb 22 02:05:10 GMT 2006
On a breezy box, man interfaces says (abbreviated)
Run command before bringing the interface up.
Run command after bringing the interface up.
Run command after taking the interface down.
I'm curious as to when exactly the up and down commands are run. Surely
they must be synonymous with either pre-up/post-up and
And on that note, is there a kosher way of adding a secondary IP
address to an interface via the interfaces file, or is something like
post-up ip addr add a.b.c.d/n dev ethX
the only way to do it?
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