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I installed Gentoo on Virtualbox with the minimal image. This is the first time I am running gentoo. I need to do

ifconfig eth0
route add default gw

everytime it boots on VM and then I need to start sshd. I've added sshd to startup with rc-update add default sshd But How can I avoid seting the UP manually each time on start up ?

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Fixed.......... – Neel Basu Feb 9 '12 at 17:10
How? Maybe this is interesting for someone in the same situation. (You cloud answer yourself :)) – sr_ Feb 9 '12 at 18:03
I added its in answer – Neel Basu Feb 10 '12 at 4:18

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I fixed by doing

cd /etc/init.d/
ln -s net.lo net/eth0
cd /etc/conf.d/
vi /etc/conf.d/net

and write the followings in that file

config_eth0=" netmask brd"
routes_eth0="default via"

then add it to startup

rc-update add net.eth0 default


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The Handbook is your best friend. – SleighBoy Feb 10 '12 at 7:18

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