[arch-general] Is 'network' daemon needed when using netcfg?

XeCycle xecycle at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 08:43:57 EDT 2011

Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> writes:

> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:12 PM, XeCycle <xecycle at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I recently tried netcfg, and have setup automatic connection at boot.
>> However during the startup, it says something like "This
>> functionality is deprecated".  In my /etc/rc.conf, I have these for
>> networking:
>>> HOSTNAME="XeCycle"
>>> NETWORKS=(profile)
>>> DAEMONS=(syslog-ng dbus network net-profiles netfs crond sensors \
>>> sshd hddtemp dictd cdemud)
>> So, should I remove 'network' from the 'DAEMONS'?
> Yes, netcfg is a replacement for the network daemon.

Thank you for this.

>> PS. Is the process of starting daemons logged?  When I ran into
>> problems about daemons, usually I can't know exactly what had
>> happened, because before I could read the error messages, they
>> disappeared.
> /var/log/boot.log

Thank you.  But here I have only /var/log/boot, and it contains many
'^[['s --- the ASCII control characters aren't properly stored, I have
do to a `sed 's/\^\[/^V<ESC>/g'` to read it.  Is this a bug?

> Cheers,
> Tom

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