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Re: NetworkManager Problem



On Sat, 2007-07-07 at 09:40 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-07-06 at 12:21 -0600, Phil Meyer wrote:
> > Has it been pointed out that NetworkManager takes all interfaces it 
> > controls down when you log out?
> > It then brings them/it up again when you log in.
> > 
> > In other words, NetworkManager is user oriented.  This allows the user
> > to control network services customized by user. 
I thought that the above was not true and it is not. When I logoff and
logon as another user the wifi netwqork connection persists. And that
would obviously be true for a wired network connection.
> 
> Though that would limit its usefulness.  There's all manner of things,
> even on a client PC, where pulling the network up and down is going to
> disrupt things (NTP, software updates, maybe even X if it's using the
> LAN address rather than localhost).
> 
> If that behaviour wasn't configurable, I wouldn't use it.  I want
> computers to be accessible by other computers on the LAN, whether or not
> someone's logged into them.
> 
> 
> -- 
> (This box runs FC5, my others run FC4 & FC6, in case that's
>  important to the thread.)
> 
> Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
> I read messages from the public lists.
> 
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