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Re: i386 version for chrome




	Hi.

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.

True.


> 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 ...?

Reco