[SM-Discuss] Different network provider
samuel at dragonboricua.net
Fri Jan 25 01:06:54 EST 2008
On 2008-01-23 21:33:35, David Kowis wrote:
> So I've spent some time replacing our network script system with the
> same one that debian uses.
> My reasoning is that it's more flexible and does more.
> It doesn't require a great deal of knowledge to configure, and all the
> man pages are included.
> It greatly simplifies the init script as it replaces the start and stop
> methods with ifup -a and ifdown -a
> It's worked just fine for me in my xen vm, rebooted and I still had a
> dhcp interface ;)
> I'd like for you guys opinion on this, and perhaps we could integrate
> it. The one time upgrade cost of it might be a bit high, but not really.
> As the average user's interface is simply:
> auto lo eth0
> iface lo inet loopback
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
I like the idea, however, why not make it NOT a clone of our grimoire? and
that its also clonable... patches and tarballs are not sexy :/
Elisamuel Resto <samuel at dragonboricua.net>
Source Mage GNU/Linux / http://www.sourcemage.org
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