ifplugd is a Linux daemon which will automatically configure your ethernet device when a cable is plugged in and automatically unconfigure it if the cable is pulled.
- support for multiple ethernets
- use of native ifup/ifdown scripts
- supports ethtool, mii-diag and mii-tool APIs or can run without cable detection
- supports syslog
- optionally ignores short unplugged periods
Project Homepage / Availability
- Debian packages: http://packages.debian.org/cgi-bin/search_packages.pl?searchon=names&version=all&exact=1&keywords=ifplugd
- SuSE packages: http://packman.links2linux.de/?action=359
# emerge ifplugd- but it will no work for Gentoo - see here. However, this bug is marked as a duplicate for this bug, where possible solutions are proposed.
Is supposed to reside here, but the link doesn't work currently.
- stable and active