Re: Unmanaged eth0 - NM still logs eth0

On Fri, 2012-04-27 at 12:20 +0200, PongráczI wrote:
> Dear All,
> I use NM for managing only GSM and openvpn connections.
> In the interfaces file I setup the static IP addresses.
> The system starts well and working well for a while, but after some
> time (many hours or days), I can see these kind of entries in my log:
> Apr 24 11:05:04 localhost NetworkManager[1994]: <info> (eth0): carrier
> now OFF (device state 10)
> Apr 24 11:05:06 llocalhost NetworkManager[1994]: <info> (eth0):
> carrier now ON (device state 10)
> In parallel, when I checked the ifconfig eth0, it seems everything
> working, but TX overruns get a high value 17755.
> Even, ifconfig returned that, the network is up, I am unable to ping
> other nodes on the network. It seems, the network is dead until I
> reboot the system.
> In my Network-manager config, ifupdown explicitely turned off:
> managed=false
> Do you have idea, what is going on? Is that possible, NM still manages
> somehow the ethernet, or just indicates its state?

NM doesn't manage it, but it still tracks carrier changes.  I've pushed
a patch to suppress the message if the device is unmanaged.


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