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Re: Still unable to restart networking on Debian 9 text mode only




On Mon 26 Nov 2018 at 18:32:47 (-0500), Gary Dale wrote:
> On 2018-11-26 7:57 a.m., Luciano Andress Martini wrote:
> > Good morning Rob,
> > Your message is what i am expecting to receive...
> > 
> > Please don't judge me if you are a dedicated developer of Debian. I
> > love and I am using it since the first versions, but I never come to
> > this list because I am not welcome in groups in my life, and will be
> > no different here. And i promisse I you get out from here the faster
> > as I can, I just can't believe what you are doing to Debian...
> > 
> > In older Debian versions, I am able to just do this:
> > #vi /etc/network/interfaces
> > #at 20:00
> > > ifdown eth0
> > > sleep 10
> > > ifup eth0
> > CTRL+D
> > 
> > Debian must have a option during the installation a option like
> > "Legacy mode"  that install sysvinit, net-tools, and etc this will
> > make everyone here happy.

I don't see the connection between this and the OP problem.

> sysvinit is going the way of the dodo. I have nothing against it
> personally but some things deserve a dignified retirement. Being able
> to configure things with a few declarative files and standard commands
> is simply a better way to run an operating system.
> 
> Your example suggests that you want to change the ip address "after
> hours". You can still do the same thing pretty much the same way. If
> you are using the interfaces file, I don't see why your example won't
> work as is.

That's already dealt with in the thread.

> In my case, I can simply change the ip address in
> /etc/systemd/network/Management.network then instead of all the
> commands you want to run, just do systemctl restart systemd-networkd.
> Again, you can put that into an ad hoc script to run with "at" if you
> want.

That would seem to be most unhelpful to someone who, if they're
running systemd at all, appears to be doing so reluctantly.

Cheers,
David.