[PKG-Openstack-devel] Bug#864478: Do not configure additional interfaces

Vincent Bernat bernat at debian.org
Fri Jun 9 09:50:54 UTC 2017

 ❦  9 juin 2017 11:41 +0200, Michael Prokop <mika at debian.org> :

>> The shipped /etc/network/interfaces contain the configuration of
>> eth1/eth2 using DHCP. If the interface exists but there is no DHCP on
>> it, the machine will take a long time to boot. This configuration is
>> here since the beginning, so I don't know the motivation for
>> configuring additional interfaces with DHCP.
> JFTR, also see #771943 and #754218, esp.
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=754218#150

Note that I don't contest the eth0 default configuration, but only the
additional interfaces. In a VM, I understand that eth0 being a
DHCP-configured interface is what is exepcted most of the time. However,
as for additional interfaces, they can be a lot of things.
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