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Re: Ethernet is not started at boot




Hi,

Am 2018-02-07 hackte Brian in die Tasten:
> On Tue 06 Feb 2018 at 17:06:36 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>
>> On Tuesday 06 February 2018 14:07:55 Brian wrote:
>> >
>> > 1. auto enp0s25
>> >                                                  iface enp0s25 inet
>> > static address         192.168.0.202
>> >         netmask         255.255.255.0
>> >         gateway         192.168.0.1
>> >         network         192.168.0.0
>> >
>> > 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.
>
> I didn't have to but I did. A line beginning "netmask" is not required".
>
> Some reading for you:
>
> https://manpages.debian.org/stretch/ifupdown/interfaces.5.en.html

...and if you have a network with 512 IP adresses?
Section "The static Method" say definitively that I can use "netmask"
because auto configuration created to many problems in the past.

Thanks in advance

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