Adding Ethernet alias (why 3 hard links for an ifcfg-eth file?)
I need to add eth0:1 with a new IP address to my C5-based router.
Does a design document exist for the ifcfg family of scripts that explains
how they're to be used? Before I go digging through the script hierarchy
I'm hoping someone can point me to documentation to make the process easier.
One confusing issue is that the ifcfg-eth* files in
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts are hard-linked to same-named scripts in
(I excised the ownerships to make these fit on a line. First column is the
I'm not using a GUI, and I figure the easiest way to add an alias is by
hand-editing a new config file, but I'd like to know what these hard links
are for. Which scripts reference the 3 different paths?
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