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Ubuntu: /etc/network/interfaces is always overwritten by Preseed

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I'm having trouble with my /etc/network/interfaces file that is overwritten by every Preseed install.

I have found out that when I let the late_command crash and I manually enter some identifier in:

/etc/network/interfaces

and

/target/etc/network/interfaces

the one in /etc/network/interfaces stays there, so no overwriting from the target version in that case. The fix to place the following in the late_command doesn't fix it either:

cp /target/etc/network/interfaces /etc/network/interfaces

Any idea on how to fix this?

posted Aug 26, 2014 by Sidharth

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NO-one any idea about a good workaround ? It's very difficult to find out if this is a bug or not:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/netcfg/+bug/1361902

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