Re: f8: NetworkManager + runlevel 3 problem

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On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 08:13 -0700, Charles Curley wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 04:24:06PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Dario Lesca wrote:
> >> In F8 on a PC-A I have start NetworkManager +
> NetworkManagerDispatcher.
> >>> From another pc (PC-B), via ssh connection, i switch PC-A from
> runlever
> >> 5 to 3 via "init 3"
> >> Network is stop. my shell on PC-B stop work!
> >> grrrr! then I goto on console of PC-A and "service network restart"
> >> come back to my PC-B, my shell now work!
> >> do some work (in runlevel 3)
> >> then re-switch PC-A (via ssh from PC-B) to runlevel 5 via "init 5"
> >> Network is stop. my shell on PC-B stop work!
> >> grrrr! Is this a correct behavior? Is NM incompatible with runlevel
> 3 ?
> >> Thanks to all for your reply!!
> Here's the problem: NetworkManager (NM) and the network "service" are
> incompatible. If NM is running, it will obliterate the setup the
> network service, so running "service network restart" gets you only
> temporary relief.
> Also, going from run level 5 to 3 shuts down NM's gnome applet. In the
> process of shutting down, it tells NM to shut down all network
> connections.
> What I recommend you do is shut down MN entirely, and prevent it from
> running. Use system-config-services to do this. Make sure the network
> service is enabled.
> Then use system-config-network (while in run level 5) to configure
> your network. Your network configuration should now survive run level
> changes (except, of course, to 6).
> If you have a laptop, keep NM on the system, and run it only when you
> are away from home. That is what I have done. 

NM works with wired connections and wireles connections. I use it
wherever I am and it works very well.
"He don't know me vewy well, DO he?" -- Bugs Bunny
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