Re: Restarting Networking in Debian
On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 21:44:01 +0000, Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On 2010-09-22, Camaleón wrote:
>> The only two available options seem to be "stop|start", so...
>> /etc/init.d/networking stop && /etc/init.d/networking start
>> ...should do the trick.
>> It would be nice to know the reason for the "restart" deprecation,
> Looking at the changelog for the netbase package, it seems that the
> warning was introduced to address bug 550240.
> 1. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=550240
But the explanation is a bit "ethereous":
* Made the init script warn that using the force-reload and restart
parameters is not a good idea. (Closes: #550240)
Okay, "force-reload" and "restart" should be avoided (they're "weak").
So, the next logical question is, how one safely restarts the network