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Re: i386 version for chrome




On Saturday 27 October 2018 18:20:16 David wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Oct 2018 at 05:21, Steve McIntyre <steve@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Gene Heskett wrote:
> > >auto eth0
> > >iface eth0 inet static
> > >address 192.168.NN.2/24
> > >gateway 192.168.NN.1
> > >dns-nameserver 192.168.NN.1
> > >dns-search hosts dns
> >
> > I'm assuming that "NN" is a placeholder you've added, and not copied
> > verbatim from the file!
> >
> > Otherwise, that last line looks suspect. The "dns-nameserver" and
> > "dns-search" lines are instructions for resolvconf when setting up
> > networking. The "dns-search" line is meant to be passed straight
> > through into resolv.conf to set up a DNS search path. A valid
> > example from the resolvconf man page is "dns-search foo.org
> > bar.com". What that means is that each time you look up something
> > that's no fully-qualified (e.g. "foo"), this machine will be looking
> > for "foo.hosts" then "foo.dns". That's probably not what you
> > want. However, it'll be harmless if you're looking up FQDN hostnames
> > all the time.
>
> There seems to be an ongoing theme here with lines that look like
>   *search hosts dns
> popping up in other places in Gene's system.
>
> See:
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/10/msg00857.html
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/10/msg00859.html
>
> Gene, the line
>
> > >dns-search hosts dns
>
> that you show above does not match anything documented by
> the manpages on wheezy. I checked
>   interfaces(5)
>   resolv.conf(5)
>   resolvconf(8)
>   nsswitch.conf(5)
>
> Gene, what are you trying to achieve with that line?

Whatever it takes to get a working gateway at bootup. Next time I reboot, 
I'll kill that line first. If I can't ping yahoo.com, (= no gateway. so 
it cannot get to the internet) I'll put it back. 


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