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Re: Update Problems



On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 15:01 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> Dave Feustel wrote:
> >>>> Are you using Network Manager, and if so is NM managing your interface?
> >> 1. Is there a nm-applet in the upper panel on the left?
> >> 2. Check what:chkconfig --list |grep NetworkManager returns
> > 
> > I don't understand either point 1 or point 2; I do almost everything via
> > the command line in xterm. Could you elaborate?
> 
> If you have a /var/run/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.pid file, then
> NetworkManager is running.  That's probably the most reliable way.
> 
> If you're in a GUI, look around in the taskbars and see if there's an
> icon that looks like two computers, one in front of the other.  Right
> click on it and select "About" from the drop-down menu.
> 
> If the About box says "NetworkManager Applet", then NetworkManager is
> running.  If it says "Network Monitor" then NetworkManager is NOT
> running.  The problem is that the icon for the NetworkManager applet and
> the one for Network Monitor are damned near identical.  It's caught me
> by surprise before.
Except I am running NM and About in the icon you mention says Network
Monitor.  Network Monitor has nothing to do with whether you are running
NM.
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