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Re: Network Manager, Firefox and more on FC10

On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 09:12 -0700, Robin Laing wrote:

> If you don't like Network Manager, just remove it.
> It worked for me on one machine but the other it wouldn't enable the 
> network on boot.  I have not tried the static IP with NM on F10 yet.  It 
> is working quite well on F7.
> I run a static IP on this machine and I need the network at boot time so 
> I just configured the network normally and removed network manager.

You don't have to remove the service if you don't want to run it.  Just
disabling it is enough and will not affect your system if using network

> Note that system-config-network didn't set the network properly.  I had 
> to manually change /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0 manually.

I am wondering if it's NM/The UI (or at least the way it interacts with
the config files) that is the problem?  As in, if you try using
system-config-network-tui  it seems to write everything correctly and
not screw it up.

Mike Chambers
Fedora Project - Ambassador, Bug Zapper, Tester, User, etc..
mikec302 fedoraproject org

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