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Re: painted into a corner



On Monday 20 August 2018 20:08:11 David Wright wrote:

> 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?
>
Absolutely no trace of either an eth# or an enp0s# there. At that point I 
looked to see if it was 5 o-clock yet.  Wasn't, dammit.

> > 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.
>
> Eh?
>
> $ cat /etc/debian_version
> 9.5
> $ /sbin/ifconfig

not found

> 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 127.0.0.1  netmask 255.0.0.0
>         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 192.168.1.17  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast
> 192.168.1.255 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

not found, even with a sudo preface for both of them.

> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref   Use
> Iface default         router          0.0.0.0         UG    0      0  
>     0 wlp2s0 192.168.1.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   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.

I'll have to go back and look, might even have one or two marked 
important.

> Cheers,

Take care David.

-- 
Cheers, Gene Heskett
--
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