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Re: i386 version for chrome




On Saturday 27 October 2018 18:49:13 Gene Heskett wrote:

> 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)

And I just noticed you were checking wheezy, but the problem is in a 
stretch install, wheezy works fine using 5 yo man pages.  Stretch does 
not, using year old man pages that are installed with stretch.
 
> > 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.

Thanks David.

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