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From: Ian Stakenvicius <axs@g.o>
Subject: Re: rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts
Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 10:49:07 -0400
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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.
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