7.2. LFS-Network-Scripts-20140214

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

Approximate build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 244 KB

7.2.1. Installation of LFS-Network-Scripts

Install the package:

make install

7.2.2. Contents of LFS-Network-Scripts

Installed scripts: ifdown, ifup, ipv4-static
Installed systemd units: ifupdown@.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.