Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#10789 new defect

/etc/ethers not save in backup

Reported by: cire831@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: Chaos Calmer 15.05
Component: luci Version: 10.03.1
Keywords: Cc:


I have a bunch of mac to ip addresses defined in /etc/ethers. But when I
create a backup archive using: System->Backup/Flash Firmware->Generate
Archive, /etc/ethers isn't included.

So on a restore to a clean system or to overlay changes that didn't work
/etc/ethers isn't set back to its desired state.

This also doesn't work for /etc/ethers.local which should also be

I am running the current OpenWRT backfire 10.03.1 (r29592) with luci

I have submitted a bug report to luci but they said I should submit it against OpenWRT.

Really doesn't matter as long as it gets to the folks who actually own the files that define the base set of files that get backed up.

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comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by jow

  • Milestone changed from Backfire 10.03.2 to Chaos Calmer (trunk)

Milestone Backfire 10.03.2 deleted

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by anonymous

Maybe just a matter of adding /etc/ethers to /lib/upgrade/keep.d/base-files-essential?

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