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Re: network configuration

On  2/02, Christian Hammers wrote:

| Today I installed a Debian Slink system as proxy server. 
| There I found it annoying, that the standard place for IP addresses was
| /etc/rcS.d/S40network.

Why are you following symbolic links? Use /etc/init.d/network, which is a
much easier place to remember.

| IMHO no end user should fiddle around with /etc/rc*. Why is there no
| /etc/network.conf or similar.

An "end user" will not change the configuration himself, the system
administrator will, and I think he can fiddle with this file.

Samuel Tardieu -- sam@debian.org

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