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Re: i386 version for chrome




On Sunday 28 October 2018 12:23:35 Reco wrote:

> 	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.
>

So I read it. At no place in that document is netmask stated in 
the "netmask 24" format, its always as address/24 or dotted quad.
Next argument?

> > > > > 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



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