ifcfg-* files vanishing

Lamont Peterson lamont at gurulabs.com
Thu May 24 21:24:12 UTC 2007

On Thursday 24 May 2007 01:15pm, Steve Hill wrote:
> 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.)?  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?

Name the configuration file something else.

When you run "ifup foo", it actually looks for a file named "ifcfg-foo".  If 
you use a name that isn't what Kudzu thinks is "default" then you should be 

I didn't think Kudzu would just yank and/or create configs for removed/added 
hardware during boot without prompting.  I haven't tried that out on F7 yet 
(sigh, so much to test and so little time to do it right now).  Has that 
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