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Re: NetworkManager overwriting resolv.conf



On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 19:44 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> I think you have a misunderstanding of the role of both 'network' and
> 'NetworkManager' services.
> 
> 'network' service is clearly better for server usage as it is a true
> startup daemon that doesn't require any user interaction.
> 
> 'NetworkManager' at present provides for userland control which means
> that it isn't all that useful until a user logs in.

That used to be accurate -- but NetworkManager now also handles
system-wide network setup. Anaconda and system-config-network both
default to setting up NetworkManager connections, which if marked
"Connect automatically", will be configured at boot (before login) if
connectivity is present.

-Chris


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