Re: Possible a better order to switch connections

On Sun, 2005-10-02 at 11:53 -0700, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-10-02 at 15:43 +0300, Paul Ionescu wrote:
> > IMHO, a better approach is to let the old connection running, configure
> > the new connection, switch to the new connection, (optionally notify all
> > apps that there was a net change), and deactivate the old connection.
> > 
> > This way, there is no net downtime, and I don't think there is a major
> > impact in NM.
> The "downtime" is brief, and the new interface cannot have the same IP
> as the old one if you don't bring the old one down first.

Why not?


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