Re: restarting network
On Mon 28 Mar 2016 at 19:43:30 +0100, Joe wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2016 14:34:50 +0100
> Brian <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Mon 28 Mar 2016 at 10:49:14 +0100, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
> > > What is the recommended way of restarting network services after,
> > > say, changing the parameters in /etc/network/interfaces?
> > Guessing game number 1: No /e/n/i before; no /e/n/i after; no
> > indication of which parameters.
> > > service networking restart doesn't seem to do the job properly.
> > Guessing game number 2: No description of what is meant by "properly".
> For some years now (long before systemd) we have been advised that
> restarting the 'networking' init.d script, even using the
> Debian-recommended 'invoke-rc.d', may not bring up all interfaces
> correctly, and the only safe way to restart everything was to... well,
> restart everything, individually, manually. The 'deprecated' word was
> used in anger.
> I haven't yet seen any advice superseding this.
And until the OP gets his act together you probably won't.