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Re: painted into a corner

On Mon 20 Aug 2018 at 16:27:18 (-0400), Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 20 August 2018 11:13:08 Michael Stone wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 10:33:29AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > >sudo reboot doesn't unmount the system drive cleanly enough? Then I'd
> > >call it a bug.
> >
> > I'm sure you would. But for all of your wall-of-text ranting, you
> > failed to ever provide basic information like "what is the result of
> > trying to mount the partition" so we're left guessing here.
> If you had read that wall of text, the error was that the new version of 
> ext4 supported stuff the wheezy version didn't and it recommended 
> getting an updated e2fs-utils, which of course is not available in a 
> wheezy repo.

Yes, I still don't understand why you install stretch but then run
wheezy. It's normal for modern systems to understand older formats,
but old systems' authors can't foresee future features. Say that fast.

> So I reboot to a different installer supplied by the linuxcnc people, and 
> installed it. Weird, I had access to the network, and could download 
> updates, but when I looked in /dev/ no sign of either eth0 or enp0s8.  

Eh? in /dev?

> Installed some more stuff with aptitude,logged out and rebooted to that 
> install, and now my network is dead.
> So, working from a terminal, I've tried to configure it manually, and 
> that fails, so I am now back on wheezy, which Just Works. And I've no 
> quick and dirty way to copy/paste those errors after a reboot, isolating 
> that filesystem from wheezy. 
> If you want to help, give me a link to a printable tut on how to make a 
> working static, host based for local lookups, but uses my router, which 
> in turn will forward the dns requests it cannot answer from dnsmasq, to 
> real servers on the outside network, like my isp's network. On stretch.
> I've read the gibberish man page for ip & friends, since ifconfig is 
> gone, and apparently so it route, but gibberish  is the correct term 
> when there is not a working example line in the whole man page just to 
> prove it works.


$ cat /etc/debian_version 
$ /sbin/ifconfig 
enp1s0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
        ether 08:9e:01:c8:67:7e  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
        RX packets 0  bytes 0 (0.0 B)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 0  bytes 0 (0.0 B)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>  mtu 65536
        inet  netmask
        inet6 ::1  prefixlen 128  scopeid 0x10<host>
        loop  txqueuelen 1  (Local Loopback)
        RX packets 594  bytes 42487 (41.4 KiB)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 594  bytes 42487 (41.4 KiB)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

wlp2s0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
        inet  netmask  broadcast
        inet6 fe80::e8b:fdff:fe0b:67fb  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
        ether 0c:8b:fd:0b:67:fb  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
        RX packets 1291291  bytes 238957455 (227.8 MiB)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 157560  bytes 65731010 (62.6 MiB)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

$ /sbin/route 
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref   Use Iface
default         router         UG    0      0       0 wlp2s0   U     0      0       0 wlp2s0

> So I've zero network troubleshooting tools when booted to stretch.  And 
> you are giving me what for, but zero help.
> So show me a tut which I can use to make it work, Mike.

O'Really? Gene, meet google. Google, meet Gene. There are whole tomes
of this stuff which are downloadable in slightly frayed editions.
I've posted references to one or two, generally under Owlett threads.


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