Re: NetworkManager dispatchers

On Thu, 2016-02-25 at 17:16 -0800, Ali Nematollahi wrote:
Hi guys

I'm trying to experiment with NM dispatchers but I can't seem to get
anything done. I have a very basic script
inĀ /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/02test:

#!/bin/sh -e

echo "Starting ModemManager"
ModemManager --debug &

But it is not running. I have made sure the scripts and directories
are executable (a+x). But I cannot seem to get the scripts to run.

Can someone help me with this please?
NetworkManager --version

You probably also need to enable a service called NetworkManager-
dispatcher or nm-dispatcher.

Question 2: I wanted to use the dispatcher script to start
ModemManager on startup and to enable the 3G modem I have. Can it be
done? I have seen examples of how to start a connection when an
interface comes up but nothing that could help me with this.

It looks very wrong to start ModemManager from a dispatcher script.
Those scripts are invoked often and at various times, you don't want to
start ModemManager every time something happens with a networking

Instead, start ModemManager as a regular system service, just like


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