Re: Back to technical discussion? Yes!
On 04/05/2011 05:21 AM, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 12:09:42PM +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 09:10:47AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
>>> ]] Stanislav Maslovski
>>> d-i doesn't use ifupdown, it uses netcfg.
>> Hm, okay, I was pretty sure J.M. at some point mentioned replacing
>> ifupdown _in the installer_ with network manager… Then, the current
>> limitations of the installer are not even related to ifupdown at all.
>> That is a good news.
> Yes, he did. Here:
> "On my personal wishlist for wheezy is d-i actually calling NM behind the
> scenes to configure the network, instead of ifupdown. I'll definitely
> try to find time to hack on this.
> .''. Josselin Mouette"
Splitting hairs. netcfg establishes an initially configured
/etc/network/interfaces to make ifupdown work when the user boots into
their freshly configured system. I think it's clear enough by context
this is what Joss means to change to a purely NM solution.