[arch-dev-public] Consensus on network scripts

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 04:45:08 EDT 2007

2007/4/19, James <iphitus at gmail.com>:
> On 4/18/07, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Looks good for me. I don't use profiles nor wireless network though. :-P
> >
> Sure :)
> > I wonder about this line on wiki:
> > "Verbosity is controlled by an option in /usr/lib/netcfg/conf."
> > Why have this conf file in /usr?
> Well, I suppose it's misleadingly named. It's not really a config
> file, more somewhere where I define paths, like where profiles are,
> and where states are. I put the verbosity control in there for lack of
> any other place as it's most likely only going to be needed for
> - debugging issues in the scripts
> - people who want *totally* silent startup (no explanation of a fail)
> - people who are having trouble with configuration/network
> Maybe I'll move verbosity to it's own config file in
> /etc/conf.d/netcfg, and merge the above netcfg/conf to
> netcfg/functions?

OK, thanks for explanation.
I'd say move that setting to /etc if that won't complicate things.

> > Also, is wireless possible without /usr mounted?
> No, and never has been, wireless_tools and wpa_supplicant are in /usr.
> The network scripts have always run in the daemons line, and these do
> to, so they have always run after /usr is mounted.

OK, that's what I expected. :-)

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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