On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 06:32:00PM +0100, Didier Kryn wrote: > > Upon reboot there was no network connection and no ifconfig. I'm not > familiar with the ip command and I had to browse the web (on another > machine) to find the translation of ifconfig commands to ip commands. I put > the interface up (maybe it was already), but the network was still not > working. I launched dhclient by hand and then it worked. Then I installed > net-tools, wpa-supplicant and wpa-gui, copied my old wpa_supplicant.conf, > added the proper config for wlan0 and installed and configured ifplugd and I > am now with a machine able to set up the network automatically.
Hi Didier, please see previous email. This is due to net-tools not being essential any more. We are working on in it. > > When trying to install packages using synaptic, I was stuck because I > had removed the DVD image and this image was still in source.list. By > chance, source.list can be edited from inside synaptic. This has been a long > standing issue in Debian. > > I wanted to use zfs for my home partition, not using any RAID feature, > just one partition. The installation of zfs-dkms was extremely long. The > first time it was just endless and I interrupted it and it was difficult to > recover dpkg. Finally I was able to clean-up and I retried the installation > of zfs-dkms. This time it was long also, but at least, I could see something > consuming cpu time (several gcc threads). And it eventually completed. > > Now I have zfs-dkms and zfs-tools installed; I can create a zfs pool > containing a single partition, but it disapears after reboot. > > I am back with my old 254GB SSD. I will try harder later to make a zfs > home. The pool has nor disappeared. I guess you just need to start zed. The zfs-utils package in Debian has removed initscripts, and they are being re-introduced. The new package should b ein ascii soon. In the meanwhile, you should be ablee to use the version available in ascii-proposed. My2Cents KatolaZ -- [ ~.,_ Enzo Nicosia aka KatolaZ - Devuan -- Freaknet Medialab ] [ "+. katolaz [at] freaknet.org --- katolaz [at] yahoo.it ] [ @) http://kalos.mine.nu --- Devuan GNU + Linux User ] [ @@) http://maths.qmul.ac.uk/~vnicosia -- GPG: 0B5F062F ] [ (@@@) Twitter: @KatolaZ - skype: katolaz -- github: KatolaZ ]
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