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I run Opensuse 12.2.

I have 3 network interfaces, eth[012]

The interfaces are configured in /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth[012]

I want to execute a script immediately after ALL three interfaces are 'up'.



to ifcfg-eth[012] executes the script after any ONE interface is up.

Placing the script in


executes the script multiple times - once after EACH interface is up.

How do I execute the script ONLY ONCE, immediately after the last interface is brought up?

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Why not try this. Assuming these scripts are run in sequence 0 -> 2 then you should be able to just run this script at the last postup of eth2. Else if you need more intelligence you will need to have some logic in your script, i.e. only executing once ethtool has reported all interfaces are up and running. It should be pretty easy adding such logic.

Cheers, Dexter

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There's no guarantee that the scripts execute/finish in order. Where should "such logic" be added so that the target script executes only once? –  Dan A Nov 29 '12 at 15:23

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