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hi all i just want to know how ifconfig command works in linux like how it interacts with the kerel and hardware to get the ip address. can anyone tell ...
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    hi all

    i just want to know how ifconfig command works in linux like how it interacts with the kerel and hardware to get the ip address.
    can anyone tell me where i can find soruce code for ifconfig or how it was implemented?

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    I believe ifconfig falls into the category of net-tools
    How you get the source code depends on your distribution

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    i am using fedora 9...so where can i find the source?

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    Hi
    find kernel version of your machine by givind this command#uname -r
    then down load corresponding kernel source from The Linux Kernel Archives.

    Thanks,
    --Venkatesh

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