On Wednesday, 20 January 2021 at 22:34:31 UTC awokd wrote:
> mgla...@gmail.com: > > Hi, > > > > Hopefully I'm doing something silly here. > > > > I want to add a couple of entries into my /etc/hosts file in a specific > VM. > > The instructions here are nice and > > clear: https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/config-files/ except... that > doesn't > > work. > > > > I've added the following to my /rw/config/rc.local : > > echo '127.0.0.1 example.com' >> /etc/hosts > > And after a VM restart my /etc/hosts is unchanged. > > Might have to add "sudo" in front of that echo. Also, double-check that > rc.local is set as executable and in proper script format. Does it work > if you run it yourself from the command line? > > ... Thanks. It's literally #!/bin/sh # several lines of comment docker --data-root /home/user/docker || true echo '22.214.171.124 my-domain.example' >> /etc/hosts echo '126.96.36.199 another-domain.example' >> /etc/hosts Yes, when I run the script myself with sudo ./rc.local then it works fine. Argh. I think I've found the issue. It's the command to start docker that's causing the rest of the file to be ignored :( I had presumed it was erroring, so appending || true would get me around that. But didn't think that the dockerd command could be running in the foreground. So, not for the first time, user error instead of an issue with the setup of Qubes itself! Any ideas where I could find the output when this file is run? That may help me track down similar issues next time around. Thanks for your help. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/8d1cd8b2-7b37-41db-bfda-4934f6ab8c71n%40googlegroups.com.