[Grml] grml 2009.10: strange behavior of networking script?

qwer qwer at vienna.at
Fri Mar 26 08:26:26 CET 2010

Am Dienstag, 23. März 2010 15:39 schrieb Peter Mattern:
>Booting grml on a machine connected by cable to a LAN comprising a
>DHCP-Server brings up two interfaces, lo and eth0. Both are included in
>/etc/network/interfaces by means of the "auto" stanza and work just as
>one would expect.
>If I prompt
># invoke-rc.d networking stop
>nothing seems to happen. According to ifconfig, both interfaces remain
>up and the network is still available.
>If this command is repeated two more times using start and stop as
>argument, eth0 will be brought down while lo remains up.
> From now on, invoke-rc.d start|stop will bring eth0 up / down every
>time it gets invoked with the respective argument.
>Btw., there's the very same behavior if I prompt /etc/init.d/networking
>instead of invoke-rc.d networking
>What I'd actually expect, is invoke-rc.d networking stop to bring down
>eth0 already the first time. At least, this behavior can be seen on
>Debian. Thus, I'm way confused. Is something going wrong here? Am I
>missing something? Anything else?
>Thanks in advance,
>Peter Mattern
Localhost wird noch benötigt, wenn eth0 per ifconfig eth0 down ist.

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