Using the LSB Bootscripts

Bryan Kadzban bryan at
Mon May 9 20:33:08 PDT 2011

DJ Lucas wrote:
> Jeremy Huntwork <jhuntwork at> wrote:
>> On 5/9/11 2:53 AM, DJ Lucas wrote:
>>> The simple solution is to stop networking before applying
>>> changes.
>> When
>> Yes, I know. :) But in practice that becomes an annoyance. Admins
>> used to working Fedora/Debian/Ubuntu or others assume that changing
>> the config and running 'service network restart' is sufficient.
> You know what? I think we are over thinking this. How about a state
> file? Upon successful initialization of an interface, copy the config
> file to a subdir of /run/network. The ifdown script sources the
> running copy if it exists and removes it on successful stop of the
> interface, or ip down interface if it does not exist and exits 0.

Ooo, I like that idea.  :-)

Now, to get time to hack it together...  :-(

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