12.6. CLFS-Network-Scripts-20140224

The CLFS-Network-Scripts package contains a set of scripts to configure the network at bootup and deconfigure it at shutdown.

12.6.1. Installation of CLFS-Network-Scripts

Install the package:

make install

12.6.2. Contents of CLFS-Network-Scripts

Installed scripts: ifdown, ifup, ipv4-static
Installed systemd units: ifupdown@.service, dhcpcd@.service, nscd.service
Installed directories: /etc/sysconfig, /lib/services, /lib/lsb (symbolic link)

Short Descriptions


Stops a network device.


Initializes a network device.


Provides the functionality needed to assign a static Internet Protocol (IP) address to a network interface.