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Missing ifstate file caused twiki debian virtual appliance not to boot up in VMware

Posted by on January 28, 2009

After a reboot of VMware, the twiki debian virtual appliance wouldn’t come up for me. After a lot of research and troubleshooting, I found out that the ifstate file at /etc/network/run/ifstate was corrupted or missing. After adding recreating the file and adding the two lines:


the virtual appliance booted up without a problem. Fortunately, I had a fresh virtual appliance to reference. This was for a system with a static ip and bridged network.