[clug-talk] ifconfig

Jon me at jonwatson.ca
Mon May 15 11:13:16 PDT 2006


Does ifup actually request an IP from the dhcp server?



On Mon May 15 12:14:17 PDT 2006, Mitchell Brown <mbgb14 at gmail.com> 
wrote:

> ifdown eth0
> ifup eth0
> 
> On 5/15/06, Kin Wong <kwong at csa-pdk.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Finally got around to replacing the wireless router that blew up 
>> and
>> configured it as an access point.  I am just putting the 
>> documentation
>> together for the group and am stuck in trying to use Linux 
>> commands.
>> 
>> I know the command ifconfig is roughly equivalent to ipconfig in
>> windoze, however both google and man are not providing adequate 
>> clarity
>> (and I forgot my trusty book at home).
>> 
>> What I need is the equivalent to ipconfig /release and ipconfig 
>> /renew?
>> I suspect there is a more elegant way to do this that I am 
>> totally
>> missing.
>> 
>> Thanks in advance
>> 
>> Kin
>> 
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