[PlanetCCRMA] jack-dssi-host

Orcan Ogetbil oget.fedora at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 13:15:59 PST 2010

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Len  wrote:
> --- On Tue, 12/7/10, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> From: Orcan Ogetbil <oget.fedora at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [PlanetCCRMA] jack-dssi-host
> To: "Len" <lenb_99 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: planetccrma at ccrma.stanford.edu
> Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 2:33 PM
> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Len wrote:
> > Sorry if this is a bit off-topic, but does anyone know how to keep Network Manager from re-writing /etc/hosts on each reboot?  The gui for dssi clients (hexter, fluidsynth-dssi, etc) will only appear if the hostname is associated with localhost in /etc/hosts, but nm keeps modifying the file and overwriting my changes.
> >
> I disabled IPv6 for my device in system-config-network, and now I
> don't have this problem anymore. The ipv6 line is still in /etc/hosts
> but my DSSI plugins work.
> You can also modify NetworkManager configuration by hand at
> devices/ifcfg-ethX
> profiles/default/ifcfg-ethX
> where X is your device number.
> Orcan
> Strange.  I've run system-config-network (and looked at /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0  and profiles/default/ifcfg-eth0) -- and ipv6 is not enabled (IPV6INIT=no).  Still, on each reboot, NetworkManager adds the following line to /etc/hosts:
> ::1     <hostname>   localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6

Yes, it keeps adding that line, I don't know why. But with IPV6INIT
set to "IPV6INIT=no" (and NetworkManager restarted), even when that
line exists in /etc/hosts, my DSSI plugins work here.


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