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> How Can I Physically Disable Eth0 Interface, how can I physically disable eth0
post Mar 12 2004, 06:09 AM
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I need to create a Bash script that periodically disables and enables the eth0 interface in order to have the link going up and down. Using "ifconfig eth0 down", the eth0 is disabled but the physical link is still UP.
How can I physically disable eth0 interface using a Bash command? Is that possible?

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post Mar 12 2004, 07:39 AM
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Yes, it is possible....

Most Linux distro's have a network startup script in /etc/init.d

some have seperate scripts for each NIC ... others don't.

what is your distro?

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