[ltp] Network connection and bootup

Richard Neill linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 08 Nov 2003 14:46:07 +0000

Isn't the best way to simply write something like this:

service network restart
service sshd start
service smbd start



S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:
> I am building a TP360e using LFS (www.linuxfromscratch.org)
> I would like to know the strategies used (by distros or otherwise) to
> handle bootup scripts when the laptop is connected to a network.
> I run various daemons that I want available when I am connected to a LAN
> (as opposed to my ISP via ppp - next issue).  Things like samba, ssh,
> nfs.
> I have thought about using another bootup script which starts and stops
> the relevant daemons.  This script will go in start_fn and stop_fn in
> /etc/pmcia/network.opts.  I had an abortive attempt at putting _all_
> network daemon bootup scripts in this function, with pretty bad results.
> Another thought I've had is to use start_fn to write a file, which the
> network daemons use to on bootup/down.  This does not address the
> hotplugging issue though.
> Any ideas, thoughts, HOWTO's, examples most gratefully received.
> Thanks

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