[lug] Cannot connect to the Internet with a web browser whentrying to use an

D. Stimits stimits at attbi.com
Wed Oct 9 14:36:55 MDT 2002

Peter Hutnick wrote:
>>Which states in part
>>    One point here: If you've used the `neat' tool
>>    (redhat-network-config) it will generate files under
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking. They appear to be copies of the basic
>>networking files:
>>    find /etc/syconfig/networking:
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth1
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/network
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/resolv.conf
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/hosts
>>    /etc/sysconfig/networking/ifcfg-lo
> Actually, they seem to be hard links, not copies.  See
> https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/valhalla-list/2002-June/003959.html
> RH's ideas about config files seem to be getting more and more perverse as
> time goes on.

I would guess that someone forgot the "-s" of ln while doing work on the 
networking. Most likely it is a mistake, though it is hard to read the 
mind of RH.

D. Stimits, stimits AT attbi.com

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