Re: Will the next version of NetworkManager be able to deal with changing nfs systems?

On August 21, 2007 05:09:13 pm Derek Atkins wrote:
> Hi,
> Quoting Robert Smits <bob rsmits ca>:
> > Hello, folks.
> >
> > I'm new to this list and can't find the answer in the archives, and
> > search does not appear to work.
> >
> > I have a laptop running the SuSe 10.2 KDE desktop and  I can't use
> > KnetworkManager and NetworkManager to handle my network connections
> > because NetworkManager doesn't seem able to handle changing nfs networks.
> > This means I'm forced to use ifup with scmp to change my profiles as I
> > move around, and I'd much prefer NetworkManager.
> >
> > Will the next release deal with this? Do we know when? What can we do to
> > encourage it?
> Why can't you write a Dispatch script to handle it for you?  NM runs
> a bunch of scripts when the network goes up and down, and you can
> run the scripts to handle the processing.
> > Thanks, Bob
> -derek

Hi, Derek. Glad to find you here as well as the GnuCash list.

The long and the short of it is I don't know what a Dispatch script is, or how 
to write one. I'm willing to learn, however.


Bob Smits Ph 250-245-2553 Fax 250-245-5531 E-mail bob rsmits ca

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