Re: Laptop lid response time and search domain questions

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 2:01 PM, Dylan Martin <dmartin sccd ctc edu> wrote:
> Hi all, I've been trying to figure this out for a while, Googled,
> scanned the mailing list archive etc... If these questions have been
> answered elsewhere, I apologise deeply.  Pointers to pages answering
> these questions would be great.
>  1) Laptop lid response time
> When I open my laptop's lid, the nm-applet waits a seemingly random
> amount of time before it starts doing it's little dance and connecting
> to my network.  Is there any way to configure NM to connect
> immediately when the lid open event happens?  Is there a command I can
> issue that will make NM start scanning immediately, as in something I
> could call from a power management event script?
I can't answer this but I think it is related to suspend/resume or
drivers more than NM in particular.    My netbook often is connected
within a second after resume while my Lenovo laptop sometimes takes 15

> 2) DNS Search domains
> Is there any way to add your own search domains to the resolv.conf
> when NM makes a connection?  I have servers I like to SSH into at work
> and I'd like to be able to type the short form of the names, so I'd
> like to stick my work domain into the search domains list no matter
> where I'm connected.  Is there a way to configure that?

Yes, right click on the NM icon in the panel, select edit connection.
 Then highlight the connection you want to modify and click edit.
Under the tab IPv4 Settings is an option to add search domains.

> Thanks All!
> -Dylan
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