The /etc/network/interfaces file has been used on linux for ages – there should be many examples on google.  An example (first hit in a search I just performed):






From: William Pretty Security Inc []
Sent: Tuesday, 19 July 2011 8:43 AM
To: 'General mailing list for gumstix users.'
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Rules file ?


Thanks guys;


Obviously I’m going to have to check out the Wiki (again) …




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From: Markus Svilans []
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2011 4:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Rules file ?

On 11-07-18 04:15 PM, William Pretty Security Inc wrote:

Hi All;


I’m having a brain fart here L


I know there is a rules file that you edit so that it is not necessary to type “ifconfig eht0 up” and “dhclient eth0” every time the system

Boots. But I can’t remember what the file name is ? Or where it is located …






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