I appreciate the work that has gone into SystemRescueCd and I'm playing a little bit with the basic networking tools (even though the auto DHCP setup works fine). I want to be able to show my fellow LUG members how to setup their own interface if their distro fails to do it or they just prefer to. So I was working on this page using the commands there:
http://www.sysresccd.org/Sysresccd-Netw ... s-on-linux
Fairly familiar with the traditional ifconfig commands but not the iproute2 and since I read that ifconfig is deprecated, I thought it was a good time to learn the newer iproute2 equivalents. I got stuck though. I was able to add the interface but when I tried to add the default gateway I kept getting this error:
RTNETLINK answers: No such process
I figured out that the eth0 interface though set, was not "up" by using "ip address show". But I had no idea how to do this using iproute2 commands so I fell back to the old:
/sbin/ifconfig eth0 up
Then when I added the default route it worked fine.
I know I don't have to use the new command but I'm sure there must be the equivalent to bring the interface eth0 up. Does anybody know what that is?
I spent about 20 minutes trying to search on google and couldn't come up with anything. It's also hard obviously to search the phrase "ip address" since you get a deluge of people wanting to know how to figure out their IP address.
Thanks in advance!
Topics about the networking software (ssh, nfs, samba, ...). No questions about network drivers there.
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