[arch-projects] [netcfg] Call for testers: netctl

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 08:08:52 EST 2012

On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 9:48 PM, Curtis Shimamoto
<sugar.and.scruffy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/30/12 at 06:05pm, Jouke Witteveen wrote:
>> You don't need to enable them. It takes all profiles on the interface
>> into account, unless a profile sets ExcludeAuto. The netctl-auto
>> should work nearly identical to the old net-auto-wireless, so you
>> should be good.
>> Indeed, you did spot the first bug: ExcludeAuto was not documentated!
>> This is fixed in git now.
> I cannot get netctl-auto to work.  My interface is wlan0, so I have done:
> # systemctl enable netctl-auto at wlan0.service
> as well as:
> # netctl-auto start wlan0
> Neither of which have worked.
> I have but one profile in /etc/network.d which contains the following:
> Description='Home Network'
> Interface=wlan0
> Connection=wireless
> Security=wpa
> ESSID=AwesomeNetwork
> IP='dhcp'
> Key=<super-secret-password>
> ExcludeAuto=no
> This works by starting it via "netctl start" as well as enabling it with
> netctl at .service.  I tried with and without the ExcludeAuto=no line.
> Am I missing something?
> Regards
> --
> Curtis Shimamoto
> sugar.and.scruffy at gmail.com

You did not miss anything, it was just broken. How about the new git
version? I am confident that it works now.

Thanks for testing!
- Jouke

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