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

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Mon Jun 27 13:20:44 EDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:43 PM, XeCycle <xecycle at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

That's just the format that bootlogd produces. We have a patch in git
to clean it up. I don't know if that patch is perfect though, you
could try it out. If you find a way to improve it I'd be happy to
merge it.


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