Re: i386 version for chrome
On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 12:04:54PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 07:04:02AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > Ever consider you're doing it the wrong way?
> > > > This will work:
> > > >
> > > > iface eth0 inet static
> > > > address 192.168.NN.12
> > > > netmask 24
> > > > gateway 192.168.NN.1
> > >
> > > in 20 years, I have never seen that syntax used. What man page do I
> > > find that format in.
> > interfaces(5), the usual place.
> I just checked that man page on wheezy, jessie and stretch, and no
> examples are found using "netmask 24"
You asked for 'format', not 'example'.
The 'format' is defined at netmask under INET ADDRESS FAMILY.
> address 192.168.##.##/24 is supposed to be understood as netmask
> 255.255.255.0, and has worked here forever. And remains in the man 5
> interfaces page.
> And has Just Worked, until now with stretch.
And it does now.
> Also, I haven't ever seen an official definition of "CIDR", so its
> possible I need tutoring on that. IMO any man page that uses an acronym,
> needs to include its definition.
RFC 4632. As official as it gets.
> > > > ifdown eth0
> > > > ifup -v eth0
> Will have to be done from its own keyboard unless a ; to separate them.
Gene, if I needed a *normal* result of this sequence I'd asked for one.
What I've asked was a *broken* one, which does not get a default route
as a result.
So, either it did not happen, or ...?