Re: using sysctl.conf to set hidden interfaces

To: Jeremy Hansen <jeremy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: using sysctl.conf to set hidden interfaces
Cc: "lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Horms <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 14:19:03 -0700
On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 08:05:25PM -0400, Jeremy Hansen wrote:
> I've noticed that using rh's sysctl.conf (don't know if this is rh
> specific) to set the sysctl parameters for hidden loopback interface for
> direct method doesn't seem to really work for the loopback interface.  I
> assume this is because sysctl is processed before the loopback interface
> exists.  Is this the case.  Of course this isn't like a major deal, it's
> just that in Ultramonkey docs it doesn't seem to mention this and it does
> seem to rely on making these settings in sysctl.conf.


Can anyone (from RedHat) suggest how to configure interfaces
using Red Hat style configuration files?

In the mean time adding the following to /etc/rc.d/rc.local should help.

sysctl -p /etc/sysctl.conf


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