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From: Ian Stakenvicius <axs@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts
Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 14:49:58
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts by William Hubbs
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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. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux) iF4EAREIAAYFAk/CPuMACgkQ2ugaI38ACPAAYgD/QUwTWo4ov++qtmsR8P5TQjQd EngeAjncgIU5kMcyiqQA/0M4qfS0T3xnWwEU61GPr/YuDjRbeVhjM81gPveGxm3P =otGU -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: OpenRC Networking Scripts William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>