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! Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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