I have a headless Rpi2/Raspbian that does nothing else than:

  • connect to Wifi with this /etc/network/interfaces:

    auto lo
    iface lo inet loopback
    allow-hotplug wlan0
    iface wlan0 inet dhcp
    wpa-ssid "MyWifi"
    wpa-psk "<mypasswordhere>"
    allow-hotplug eth0
    iface eth0 inet dhcp
  • start radio with this /etc/systemd/system_radio.service:

    After=network.target network-online.target
    ExecStart=/usr/bin/mplayer http://example.com/livestream.mp3 &

It works.

Question: how is it possible to move these 2 config files to /boot/, so that I can easily modify the config without SSH, without Linux, just from Windows (micro SD card in my laptop card reader)? (/boot/ is accessible from Windows)


You can try to use symlinks:

rpi ~$ sudo mv /etc/network/interfaces /boot/
rpi ~$ sudo ln -s /boot/interfaces /etc/network/interfaces

rpi ~$ sudo mv /etc/systemd/system_radio.service /boot/
fpi ~$ sudo ln -s /boot/system_radio.service /etc/systemd/system_radio.service
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