Re: f8: NetworkManager + runlevel 3 problem

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On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 06:52 +0900, John Summerfield wrote:
> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> > Timothy Murphy wrote:
> >> WiFi and ethernet use different devices, with different interfaces
> >> and different MACs, so in my experience, at least,
> >> they don't affect one another in the slightest.
> >>
> > Where they can affect each other is in things like the default
> > route. Is your default route through the wired or wireless
> > connection? If your wired connection goes down, should your wireless
> > connection become the defaults route. Or should the wireless
> > connection have preference when it comes to the default route? Do
> > both interfaces provide a route to the Internet?
> > 
> > One situation that I would expect to be fairly common is a laptop
> > that uses a wireless connection to the Internet, but gets plugged in
> > when you are back at your desk. You would want the wired connection
> > to take over when it is there, but the wireless connection to take
> > over when you unplug. You would probably want the wireless
> > connection to go down when the wired connection is plugged in.
> Another that happens to me often is I want both active. I also need to 
> choose which provides the default route, it's not always the same.
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