| sed 's/eth/aaaaaeth/g' | sort | sed 's/aaaaa//g'
Paul Jakma wrote:
>>the RH network init script starts up interfaces in alphabetical order.
>argg... this a problem if you have tunnel interfaces that have a
>dependency on other interfaces and the name of the tunnel device
>happens to come alphabetically before the name of the device it is
>dependent on. eg, cipcb? and eth?.
>>basically the order is determined by:
>>ls ifcfg* | egrep -v '(ifcfg-lo|:|rpmsave|rpmorig|rpmnew)' | egrep -v
>'(~|\.bak)$' | egrep -v 'ifcfg-ippp[0-9]+$' | egrep
>'ifcfg-[a-z0-9]+$' | sed 's/^ifcfg-//g'
>>(with /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts as PWD).
>>so how can i modify the sed so that it spits out any eth? interfaces
>before any remaining interfaces? (or any other suggestion as to how to
>quickly get this to spit out eth? before other interfaces).
>>clean solution is maybe for RH to add an "INTERFACES" field to
>/etc/sysconfig/network, and use that if it is present. (hmm....)
>>Also, while i'm at it: /etc/sysconfig/static-routes doesn't support
>reject routes or anything but gateway / device routes. think they'd do
>the simple thing and make that file just contain lines that are punted
>straight on to the route command? no.. that'd be far too fnerkin
>obvious!!! instead they have another lairy hairy fscking script
>(ifup-routes) to parse the static-routes file.
>>Sorry, correction, did i say parse? no, it's RH, so they only parse
>one or two bits of it and if it matches what they expect they assume
>all the rest is fine. (rather than doing a good job of parsing it ->
>sanity check everything, and cover as many of the ways of adding
>routes as are documented in the bloody man page).
>>they couldn't do the simple short way (assume admin knows best)... and
>they only made a half^Wquarter-arsed attempt at the doing it the long
>>typical RH... excellent.
>>fnerking bongling redhat scripts......
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