[CentOS] CentOS 5.5: what do /etc/sysconfig/networking and /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts exactly ?

Rudi Ahlers Rudi at SoftDux.com
Wed Nov 24 03:20:49 EST 2010


On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 10:14 AM, giggzounet <giggzounet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> on our cluster we have 5 network interfaces. I was surprised to discover
> that the ifcfd-* files under /etc/sysconfig/networking and
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts were not the same. So I have searched a
> little bit, but I'm now confused:
>
> - the files under /etc/sysconfig/networking come from system-config-network.
> - the files under /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts are read by the
> /etc/init.d/network script and used to set up the network interfaces.
> - I don't find where the files under /etc/sysconfig/networking are used.
> - Does system-config-network modify the file under
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts too ?
>
> Is there someone who can enlightenment me ?
>
> Thx in advance,
> Best regards,
> Guillaume
>
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I always only use /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts


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