Re: Get to the bottom of what is running my networks
On Wed 15 Feb 2012 at 12:57:24 -0500, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Honestly it is confusing... surely there is some straight forward way
> by now on this modern of a version of debian to simply work with the
> tools that control networking...
There is: ifupdown
> Command line is my preferred idiom, but anything would be a good
No - you do not want anything.
> There must be a quick and easy way to start stop cleanly without major
> study and scrutinizing of vast man pages or such.
Some reading is unavoidable. In fact, it is essential.
> Can anyone provide a simple step by step procedure?
For what? You haven't descibed the network setup and what you want to
> Another distro I've used worked with a simple
> /etc/init.d/net.eth[0-9] start/stop/status
> And a brief and easily understood configuration in /etc/conf.d/net.
> Do we have anything similar? A basic underlying control mechanism
> that supersedes any add-on gui bunkem?