Our Networking Story

Bryan Quigley bryan.quigley at canonical.com
Fri Mar 7 16:31:50 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 11:15 AM, Paul Smith <paul at mad-scientist.net> wrote:
> I'm not sure this level of detail is needed.
> I've not tried this on Ubuntu, so maybe it already works fine, but
> similar to the OP's request on remote Red Hat systems it is always
> supported to run:
>   service network restart
> and know that your ssh session will not be dropped while the network
> restarts (unless you screwed up the network config and it doesn't come
> back up of course).
> This also works:
>   service network stop && service network start
> Of course, trying to run "stop" followed by a "start" in a different
> command line can't work:
>   service network stop
>     ... uhmmmmm ... oops ... time for a drive!!
> I think the request is that there be a straightforward "restart" option
> that is ensured to not drop the connection (assuming, again, that the
> start works properly and you haven't changed details of the connection
> you were using).

This my point.  Doesn't that make sense ^.   None of it works on 12.04.

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