Re: hotplug logical devices?
On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 19:14 -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "J" == J D Hood <email@example.com> writes:
> J> --- Jan Nieuwenhuizen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Hotplug asks me:
> >> Configuring hotplug -------------------
> >> Hotplug has used logical interface name (hotplug) for ifup, so
> >> you need to configure /etc/network/interfaces to use "mapping
> >> hotplug" stanzas. Now, hotplugcan be configured not to use such
> >> hacks.
> >> Do you use logical interface for ifup?
> >> can someone translate this for me?
> J> The message should be reworded, but here's the gist.
> J> Previously, hotplug did, e.g., "ifup eth0=hotplug" when eth0
> J> appeared. Now you can choose to have hotplug do "ifup eth0"
> J> instead.
> Would you or someone who understands this issue suggest alternate text
> to the maintainer? I think the current text is fairly confusing.
It was I who asked for this "feature", but not as a low-priority
debconf question but as the default. The point is that you can get
your Cardbus and USB network interfaces configured automatically upon
insertion without having to put a special "mapping" stanza in
/etc/network/interfaces. But since it's not the default I will have to
make d-i write out this stanza anyway for Cardbus devices.