[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] coreutils-8.12-2, initscripts-2011.06.3-1, net-tools-1.60-16, udev-171-2, yp-tools-2.12-2, ypbind-mt-1.33-2, iproute2-2.6.38-3

Patrick Burroughs celticmadman at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 17:46:11 EDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 14:36, Marek Otahal <markotahal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Tom,
> thanks for the pre-announcement, looks good. I have just a question..
> Since net-tools are going to be abandoned (I was wondering how i "misuninstalled" the package), what do i use as an alternative to ifconfig? I use wicd or manually bring LAN up, and it occurred to me network interfaces failed due to missing ifconfig command. What is the new one? Thanks

Please don't top-post.
The new replacement for ifconfig is 'ip'; 'ip link show' is equivalent
to the old 'ifconfig', without arguments.
'ip link set up eth0' is equivalent to 'ifconfig eth0 up'.


More information about the arch-general mailing list