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From: Marko Mikulicic <marko@...>
Subject: Re: net.eth0 without an IP addy
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 00:55:34 +0100
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Robert Cole wrote:
| I'm building stealth machines (logger, IDS, etc) without IP addresses
and I
| need a way to activate an interface without an IP address in a switched
| environment.
|
| loading up the module isn't enough to send a broadcast so the switch
| negotiates a link and logs the mac. Anyone have an idea on how to send a
| broadcast to the switch with nothing setup in /etc/conf.d/net  ?
|
I think the simplest way is to add "ifconfig eth0 up" in
/etc/conf.d/local.start.
It's quite a specific situation, I don't know if it's worth to put in
default scripts.

Marko

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