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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 06:19:24PM +0100, Peter Mathiasson wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 09:41:32AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > a network-mounted /var will work correctly *anyway*.  (The 'diskless
> > workstation' argument is null -- if it's diskless, where is /etc
> > located that makes it a better choice than /var?)

> On the NFS-mounted root file system which is shared among all disk-less
> systems?

Um, that would make it *worse*, not better.  If /etc/network/ifstate is
shared, ifupdown will be hopelessly confused about which interfaces are
up or down.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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