Re: [system-tools] Configuring network interface via liboobs when NetworkManager is running.


On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 09:00:51PM -0400, Forest Bond wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 12:28:18AM +0200, Milan Bouchet-Valat wrote:
> > IIRC, NetworkManager only handles connexions marked as auto (or not
> > listed at all, should check that somewhere) in /etc/network/interfaces.
> > In network-amin (gst tool started from System->Administration->Network),
> > you can see that those connexions are in "Itinerant mode", which merely
> > means that NetworkManager takes care of them, and that other tools (the
> > gst, but also Debian-specific tools like ifup). If you want to configure
> > an interface (with static IP or even with DHCP) from network-admin, or
> > use it from ifup/ifdown tools, you'll stop NetworkManager from using it.
> > Just check that by playing with the check box and the nm-applet list of
> > devices.
> Well, it looks like I was barking up the wrong tree, anyway.
> gnome-network-admin is not used in 8.04 by default.  It looks like I should be
> looking at network-manager exclusively.

Okay, correction, 8.04 *does* use gnome-network-admin, but NM is patched to
detect updates to /etc/network/interfaces while it is running.  I'm getting how
the pieces fit together now.

Forest Bond

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