[GLLUG] Debian interfaces and disable systemd

Henrik Morsing henrik at morsing.cc
Wed Apr 11 08:49:26 UTC 2018

On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 06:09:27AM +0000, Andy Smith via GLLUG wrote:
>Hi Henrik,
>On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 06:55:26AM +0100, Henrik Morsing via GLLUG wrote:
>> # /etc/network/interfaces
>Does look pretty similar to mine. So what happens when you boot?
>eth0 comes up with only and whatever single dynamic
>IPv6 address and none of the extra ones of either v4 or v6?


It's the additional IPv6 that's missing - the other stuff is ok, but I'm guessing Linode/Systemd/Network Manager or something sorts that out.

>Is NetworkManager installed? (I don't have that)

I can't see anything called Network Manager anywhere. 

>What happens if you do a very simple static configuration in
>/etc/network/interfaces like:
>auto lo
>iface lo inet loopback
>auto eth0
>allow-hotplug eth0
>iface eth0 inet static
>    address
>    gateway
>iface eth0 inet6 static
>    address 2a01:7e00::f03c:91ff:fe6e:8c84/64
>    gateway fe80::1
>    post-up ip addr add 2a01:7e00:e000:a4::1/64 dev $IFACE

I can try, but I believe I've tried post-up'ing it before and it didn't work...


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