[lug] linux network

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Sun Oct 8 00:01:31 MDT 2000

That's the first thing that my script I run after KickStart building RH
servers does... rpm -e linuxconf!

That thing has more viral qualities than many so-called viruses!

I must admit, I rather appreciate when it's on the machine to help someone
who's new to Linux through an initial installation, though.

I guess that's the definition of a love/hate relationship?


on 10/7/00 12:30 PM, llornkcor at llornkcor at llornkcor.com wrote:

>> llornkcor> I am utterly confused at this point.
>> everything looks right except for the eth0 device setting itself
>> as default gateway. It was probibly working before because the
>> first default gateway is the one that it will use, and you
>> likely had your ethernet device up first and then your ppp
>> device (overriding the eth0 default gateway).
>> Just remove the default gw from eth0 and it should be happy.
> Ahh, I found where my confusion was... linuxconf apparently was in
> control of the default gateway, and setting it with netcfg ( and
> restarting networking, etc.) didn't matter a hill of beans to it
> for some reason. I take it netcfg and linuxconf use different
> config files? Anybody know which file(s) linuxconf uses for
> networking stuff?  Or am I (again) way off base? I'd rather use an
> editor, so I know what is really happening there.
> Thanks-
> LP
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