Interesting 'documentation bug' for redh ... / 2012-02-13

2012-02-13 Interesting 'documentation bug' for redh ... 7 years ago
Interesting 'documentation bug' for redhat and derived linux distributions: several sites mention how you can setup alias configurations in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0:0 and beyond, but most configuration samples assume they need the statement
ONBOOT=yes
or ONBOOT=no. The original redhat documentation for alias and clone network adapter configuration misses the part on how to disable or enable them. We disabled a set of aliases and found out after a reboot that they were enabled again. Digging deeper in the script which reads them /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-aliases found the right statement to disable them:
ONPARENT=no
Yes, the default is to enable them when the parent comes up.

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