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

Philippe Naudin philippe.naudin at supagro.inra.fr
Wed Nov 24 04:43:24 EST 2010


Le mer 24 nov 2010 00:22:36 CET, John R Pierce a écrit:

> On 11/24/10 12:14 AM, giggzounet 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 ?
> 
> take a look at /etc/rc.d/init.d/network
> 
> thats the script that runs all that other stuff to fire up all the 
> networking interfaces defined.
> 
> its moderately complicated.

Or easier : /usr/share/doc/initscripts-*/sysconfig.txt

-- 
Philippe Naudin


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