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Re: 9.1.0 : netinst : installs well, but useless after firstboot




On Fri 06 Oct 2017 at 23:49:01 (+0100), Brian wrote:
> On Fri 06 Oct 2017 at 17:27:57 -0400, Henning Follmann wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 08:08:42PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> > > On Fri 06 Oct 2017 at 11:59:17 -0500, David Wright wrote:
> > > 
> > Sorry to interrupt here.
> > In case of no NM and the /e/n/i issues might I suggest systemd-networkd?
> > It is really reliable in bringing up any connection.
> 
> You certainly can suggest it. I am sure it would fit the bill; as would
> connman. (The Debian approach of leaving a user with no connectivity
> after an installation which requires it must be a first in Linux, so
> anything which restores connectivity cannot be bad).

Another question to be posed by the debian-installer?

> > There is a fairly good example how to do it here:
> > https://sunweavers.net/blog/node/34
> > 
> > It is definitely a better setup than /e/n/i.
> 
> Does it handle wireless roaming? ifupdown + wpa_supplicant does.

What does one do when staying in, say, a new hotel?

Cheers,
David.