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Re: Ethernet is not started at boot

On Tue 06 Feb 2018 at 17:11:03 -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 06, 2018 at 05:06:36PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Tuesday 06 February 2018 14:07:55 Brian wrote:
> > > netmask and network are not needed. ifupdown will compute them. Note
> > > there are no examples in interfaces(5) which use these parameters.
> > >
> > You should go and read that man page again.
> In stretch, Brian is correct.

The OP has installed stretch. What other distribution would I be talking
> In jessie and wheezy, Gene is correct.

Only with netmask. I suppose being half-misleading is better than being
totally misleading.

> Both of them seriously needs to learn how to delete lines of text.

Is that the best that can be done in response? A mini lecture on
trimming? Talk about shifting the goalposts; they are on their way to
becoming invisible!

At least two people are in total agreement that

 >  No.  You either want "auto enp0s25" or "allow-hotplug enp0s25" but not
 >  both.

Is this the accepted wisdom for now? auto and allow-hotplug cannot be
used at the same time? What happens if they are?