Re: 2 questions...
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: Robert Love <rml novell com>
- Cc: "networkmanager-list gnome org" <networkmanager-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: 2 questions...
- Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 16:45:23 -0400
On Mon, 2005-07-25 at 16:36 -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-07-25 at 16:32 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > This isn't something we really support right now, since
> > nm-applet/NetworkManagerInfo aren't running before you log in, therefore
> > NetworkManager cannot know stored preferences and other per-user config
> > information. If you have an Ethernet cable plugged in, NM will most
> > likely attempt to use the wired connection. But if you want the
> > wireless connection up before you log in, that's not going to happen.
> I've noticed that NM does not always up my Ethernet and here you write
> "most likely" -- is this a known bug? Something I can fix?
Yeah, I wasn't sure about it. I just tested it though, and it worked
for me. The only thing that would make NM _not_ do it is if it doesn't
know that your wired interface is up, I think? Feel free to investigate
if you like. As I see it, the code doesn't prohibit wired interfaces
from coming up when NM starts.
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