Re: using nm-system-settings for the user settings

Dan Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-05-15 at 00:09 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:

>> If NM could be fixed to not teardown an active connection on reload/restart, it
>> would of course be even better.
> I'll be doing that for non-802.1x/non-PPPoE ethernet connections in NM
> 0.8.  That is the only case for which this will be supported, because
> all other connection types have entirely too much state.  Furthermore,
> there must be an existing stored connection config that exactly matches
> the existing device configuration when NM starts, otherwise the device
> will be reconfigured to the "best" connection at that time.
> The target use-cases are seamless restart of NetworkManager on an
> ethernet connected server, and assumption of existing IP configuration
> from an iSCSI configured by the initrd so that your rootfs doesn't go
> poof on boot.

That would be perfect. Thanks for looking into this!


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