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Re: Network Manager, Firefox and more on FC10



On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 7:59 AM, Mark Haney <mhaney ercbroadband org> wrote:
> Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>
>>>>> And choosing 'enable on boot' in system-config-network doesn't do that?
>>
>> I don't see this option when I run system-config-network under Fedora-10.
>> I see 'Activate device when computer starts'
>> when I highlight my WiFi device (in system-config-network)
>> and click on Edit.
>> Is that what you mean?
>
> Yes, that's the correct setting.  But it doesn't matter when the
> terminology is, it doesn't change anything unless you shut down NM and
> start network on boot.

$ cat /etc/fedora-release
Fedora release 9 (Sulphur)

# chkconfig --list NetworkManager
NetworkManager  0:off   1:off   2:on    3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off

# chkconfig --list network
network         0:off   1:off   2:off   3:off   4:off   5:off   6:off

# service NetworkManager status
NetworkManager (pid 3088) is running...

# service network status
Configured devices:
lo eth0
Currently active devices:
lo eth0

# cat /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0
# Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
DEVICE=eth0
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
HWADDR=00:11:d8:bd:00:b3
ONBOOT=yes
NM_CONTROLLED=yes
TYPE=Ethernet
USERCTL=no
PEERDNS=yes
IPV6INIT=no
DHCP_HOSTNAME=Watson
DNS1=192.168.1.1

Result : Ethernet network starts on boot, no user login necessary.

[ snip ]

> I'm really tired of this thread.  I've said what I wanted to say, not
> that it changes anything, but it does make me feel better.

Obviously there is a problem. Rather that simply proclaim it doesn't
work, we should try to determine where the fault is as it does and can
actually work.

-- 
Fedora 9 : sulphur is good for the skin
( www.pembo13.com )


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