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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts
Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 14:57:46
Message-Id: 20120527145656.GA5206@linux1
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts by Ian Stakenvicius
On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 10:49:07AM -0400, Ian Stakenvicius wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA256 > > On 26/05/12 03:40 PM, William Hubbs wrote: > > All, > > > > I realize this has been discussed and there are definite opinions > > about which method works well. So, I want to take a different > > approach. > > > > Is there any interest in documenting and supporting newnet along > > side oldnet as opposed to killing newnet? > > > > Newnet would consist of the "network" init script to set up your > > loopback interface along with something like dhcpcd, > > networkmanager, or wicd (and wpa_supplicant for wireless > > interfaces) running in standalone mode to manage your other > > interfaces. > > > > My understanding of the way newnet works is that the big advantage > > would come for workstations that have a simple network setup and > > where users would want hotplugged interfaces to just work. > > > > Any thoughts? > > > > William > > > > > Just want to point out that my hotplugged interfaces work great with > oldnet.
Actually they don't, because we don't make or remove the net.* symlinks in /etc/init.d for the hotplugged interfaces when the interfaces are added or removed. William

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Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts Ian Stakenvicius <axs@g.o>