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Re: What are your unsatisfied NetworkManager use cases?



On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 15:13 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> > So please reply with a use case that you have that is not covered, I
> > will attempt to collect clarify and log them on the wiki (just
> > reactivated my account).
> 
> The most persistent and obvious bug is the refusal of NetworkManager
> to activate the network at boot time. Lots of services depend on
> a network existing. Things like ntp (if you have step-tickers defined
> to set the clock at service startup), dhcp which needs an active network
> to know what interfaces to listen on, etc.
When NM-0.7 is finally completely finished and released it will do
system wide network connection without login.
> 
> The NetworkManager developers seem to live in some alternate universe
> where they attribute all these problems to bugs in everything else,
> but not NetworkManager (since obviously NetworkManager is the perfection
> of all creation :-).
> 
> The fact that everything worked perfectly with the old network service
> doesn't strike them as any kind of regression. They've ascended past
> the need for any kind of server system - all computers are obviously
> laptops being dragged from one Starbucks to another.
> 
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