[Bridge] Permanent after reboot

Joao Carvalho Joao.Carvalho at fe.up.pt
Mon Mar 15 00:27:42 PST 2004

just put it in
its simple and it works ;-)
if you even so want to use an System V script
you will have to create the dirs
copy the script to init.d and create the links in rc3 and rc5.
i would recopmend you using the rc.local just invoke your script.

On Monday 15 March 2004 03:45, Greg Morgan wrote:
> Wesley GDS wrote:
> > Hi there
> >
> > I was just wondering if you could help me.  I have set up a bridge
> > between my two eth cards, works fine.  The problem i have is that when i
> > reboot my PC the bridge is lost.  Is there any way i can make this
> > permanent.
> >
> > I am running slackware 9.1
> There are a set of initialization files or init files in Linux.  You
> will need to write a script.  All the steps that you used to create the
> bridge by hand is what will be stored in this script.   The your script
> will need to be called in runlevel 3 and runlevel 5.  This is how Linux
> systems startup.  You may want to search on System V ( as in five )
> startup files.  Each distro puts their startup file in a different
> directory.  On Redhat systems it is in /etc/rc.d but I am not sure if
> this is the same for Slackware.
> I hope this helps,
> Greg
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