Slackware Linux Restart / Start / Stop Networking Service Command

How do I restart or start or stop networking service on Slackware Linux using command line option?

Under Slackware Linux you can use the /etc/rc.d/inet1 script to start, stop and restart networking service. It can start / restart / stop selected interface too. You must be logged in as the root user to restart networking.
Tutorial details
Difficulty Easy (rss)
Root privileges Yes
Requirements None
Time 1m


The basic syntax is as follows:
/etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 start|stop|restart


/etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 INTERFACE_start|INTERFACE_stop|INTERFACE_restat

Restart network on Slackware Linux

Type the following command to restart Slackware networking:
# /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 restart
You can take down (stop), start, or restart particular interface such as eth0 as follows:
# /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 eth0_restart

Stop network on Slackware Linux

Type the following command to stop Slackware networking service:
# /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 stop
# /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 eth0_stop

Star network on Slackware Linux

Type the following command to start Slackware networking service:
# /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 start
# /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 eth0_start

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  • TB Jan 3, 2014 @ 20:28

    Thanks it solved my problem :)

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