ifcfg-* files vanishing

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Thu May 24 20:36:43 UTC 2007

Steve Hill (steve at nexusuk.org) said: 
> On Thu, 24 May 2007, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> >Correct. It will probably create a new (generic) one when the device
> >appears again.
> Is there a recommended way to keep persistent configuration information 
> for a device (e.g. ESSID, WEP key, etc.)?

If I may ask, why is the device disappearing - is it hotpluggable?

> Also, should a note be put 
> somewhere in the initscripts documentation to warn that this configuration 
> is not persistent and will be erased if the device vanishes?

Maybe. This isn't new behavior, it's been that way in all Fedora releases.


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