/etc/network/interfaces changed in 7.10?
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Tue Nov 13 00:11:21 UTC 2007
Jimmy Wu wrote:
> Hi list,
> I just upgraded my system to Xubuntu 7.10 today. Does anyone know what
> they've done with /etc/network/interfaces?
Network manager ignores interfaces defined in /etc/network/interfaces, so
you really don't want anything there...
> Before (ie in 7.04), all of the interfaces were in there, including eth0,
> network card, and a few that didn't exist. In my eth0 entry, I had a line
> "pre-up iptables-restore < iptables.up.rules" to load my iptables rules
> upon network start.
This was never really the right place to do this.
Use /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ (or if-up.d). However, I have to wonder how
this ever worked - "pre-up" would mean before you have an interface.
afaik, the interface must be _up_ before you can define iptables rules on
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