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Re: Re: The case against NetworkManager



Words by Andrew Parker [Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 12:57:06PM -0400]:
> On 10/9/07, antonio montagnani <antonio montagnani gmail com> wrote:
> > 2007/10/9, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org>:
> > > antonio montagnani wrote:
> > >
> > > > I agree with you, I am running F8T3 in my office (not IT office) and I
> > > > am comparing with F7 that are running similar tasks (and I would say
> > > > F8T3 is satisfactory at the moment).
> > > >
> > > > And in my opinion when I started running F8T3, NM was a problem, not
> > > > real bugs but I understood that some problems were connected to
> > > > programmer's choice.
> > >
> > > Then the programmer's choice are resulting in unexpected behavior which
> > > can be considered as bugs. If you find things not working as expected,
> > > just file bug reports.
> > >
> > As stated by someone else, having TCP/IP fixed in particular for the
> > Ethernet and DHCP's served for wireless is my choice.
> > If also DHCP's served and fixed TCP/IP for wireless is planned, I
> > would be happy.
> >
> > I speak on my experience, usually I connect by wire when at office, I
> > connect wireless with fixed TCP/IP at home when I am in my garden, I
> > use DHCP when at my friend's home and in the hotspots.
> >
> 
> Static IPs are required if you want your router to DNAT specific ports
> to specific hosts.  Gamers will typically want this.
> 

Even when with seamingly static IPs I use DHCP, for instance at home,
with long, long lasting leases configured on the router. But I can see
the point.

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Jose Celestino
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