Online docs for 9.04 refers to dhcdbd which isn't included in the distribution

Bug #373867 reported by Tom Francis on 2009-05-08
This bug affects 2 people
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubuntu-docs

The 'bridging' section in the Network Configuration guide for 9.04 references stopping and disabling dhcdbd.

This dhcdbd is not included with 9.04 so this information needs to be replaced with the correct information. This can be confirmed with

Following the information given results in network connectivity being lost.

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Connor Imes (ckimes) wrote :

I can confirm that the package is no longer included in Intrepid, Jaunty, or Karmic. I think we may be able to simply remove the offending pieces of documentation. I don't believe more is needed other than restarting networking when setting up a bridge on a desktop system, but would need to double check with a test. NetworkManager may need to be restarted as well.

I also see a type shortly below where it says "interafaces man page".

Thank you for reporting this bug.

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Nathan Handler (nhandler)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Nathan Handler (nhandler) wrote :

This patch removes the portion that talks about dhcdbd. It also fixes the typo mentioned by Connor and updates the link to go to the current version of the man page.

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
assignee: Nathan Handler (nhandler) → nobody
status: In Progress → Confirmed
tags: added: bitesize patch
Jim Campbell (jwcampbell) wrote :

Nathan's patch looks fine if it is the case that restarting networking is all that needs to be done. Can someone test this to confirm?

Adam Sommer (asommer) wrote :

Yep, I can confirm that only a networking restart is needed. I committed Nathan's patch to revision 301. Thanks Nathan, Connor, and Jim for working on this.

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-docs - 9.10.2

ubuntu-docs (9.10.2) karmic; urgency=low

  * General:
    - fix menu entry for gparted; patch from Artur Szymanski, LP: #371851
    - a few corrections to use US not UK spelling, patch from Nathan Handler
    - remove unnecessary use of alt+f2 to start apps available from the menu, Dean Sas
  * Hardware:
    - fix instructions to lock screen with new FUSA applet, patch from Artur Szymanski, LP: #371930
  * Add-applications:
    - new section on PPA, patch from Nathan Handler
  * Musicvideophotos:
    - generalise photo import instructions, from Stephanie Mardell
    - update section on listening to online audio streams is outdated, patch from Shane Fagan
    - Rhythmbox has a tag editor, patch from Shane Fagan
  * Keeping-safe:
    - fix link to removing programs, patch from Artur Szymanski
  * Internet:
    - document easiest way to change preferred email client, Dougie Richardson, LP: #356894
    - java is no longer installed by ubuntu-restricted-extras, Dean Sas, LP: #366039
  * Serverguide:
    - Clarify read only explanation in samba section, patch from Connor Imes, LP: #281702
    - Patch by Joel Goguen adding note about restarting after joining a domain, LP: #352934.
    - Patch by Nathan Handler to remove information about dhcdbd that is no longer needed, LP: #373867.
    - Merge from Connor Imes: 2009-05-06 Fix bad flag in useradd command, LP: #371730
  * Games:
    - remove confusing lines from supertux instructions, patch from Shane Fagan, LP: #346892

 -- Matthew East <email address hidden> Sun, 17 May 2009 09:45:19 +0100

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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