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As requested via a bug report, network configuration now supports bash expansion. This will make giving servers multiple IP addresses a snap. Here's an example

config_eth0=( "192.168.0.{1..20}/24 brd +" ) gives you 20 IP addresses.

config_eth0=( "192.168.{1..20}.{1..20}/24 brd +" ) gives you 4...

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Merged some patches by Paul Pacheco into baselayout which makes parallel start much more parallel and only does a modules-update when needed. This boosts booting my laptop by around 40 seconds!The only down side is that I've had to hide the init.d/* script output and replace it with generic Service...

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