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Re: iproute, NM and ifupdown




On Mon 27 Aug 2018 at 19:21:00 (-0400), Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 27 August 2018 15:59:09 David Wright wrote:
> > On Sun 26 Aug 2018 at 14:24:23 (-0400), Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > On Sunday 26 August 2018 13:36:41 Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> > > > Le 26/08/2018 à 17:24, Gene Heskett a écrit :
> > > > > Most recently on a stretch install on a rock64 I had to erect
> > > > > immutable attributes to resolv.conf after making it a real file,
> > > > > and e-n-i to make networking Just Work.
> > > >
> > > > /etc/resolv.conf is a rather different topic, because it is not
> > > > related to a specific interface and may be written by several
> > > > pieces of software, including but not limited to NetworkManager
> > > > when configuring *any* interface. I would suggest using resolvconf
> > > > but I suspect you would not like it either.
> > >
> > > Ohkaay, but where's the docs on this mysterious resolvconf?
> > >
> > > What we do have is missing (wheezy) or horribly incomplete (jessie).
> > >
> > > But I'll have to take that back, my apologies. I just read the
> > > stretch version on that rock64.  And as man pages go, its decent.
> > > And I'll have to do some experimenting as its possible I can train
> > > it to behave.
> > >
> > > And curious I blink compared the jessie vs stretch versions,
> > > stretch's is both longer AND more complete, and two different
> > > authors and formatted completely different. And wheezy doesn't even
> > > have the man page. I don't even know if it should, maybe not for
> > > wheezy, lots of water has been recycled since those installs were
> > > made, so I'll plead oldtimers.
> >
> > This is very strange. I just did (in 80 column xterms):

[snipped various properties of resolvconf's man page on wheezy/jessie/stretch.]

> > So one can't help wondering exactly what is installed on your machines
> > if things don't match. Note that there are significant differences
> > between the different versions, so following the stretch/jessie man
> > page could give you problems on a wheezy machine. (I haven't checked
> > out backports.)
> 
> What is installed on 4 of the 6 boxes here, is a wheezy install thats 
> been tweaked to A: put a realtime kernel on it so it can run linuxcnc on 
> real hardware. The stretch I'll install here after my new drive cage 
> arrives, and I found today that newegg's fedex is a week for delivery, 
> its not expected to arrive here before Thursday evening, has also been 
> tweaked to run LinuxCNC, probably by a real time kernel replacement..

Which kernel you run should have no connection with the contents of
Debian's resolvconf packages. You should still have these three:

 4575 Jun 19  2012 /usr/share/man/man8/resolvconf.8.gz
 4500 Jan 27  2015 /usr/share/man/man8/resolvconf.8.gz
 4500 May 19  2016 /usr/share/man/man8/resolvconf.8.gz

Cheers,
David.