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Re: NetworkManager overwriting resolv.conf



On Sunday 18 January 2009 03:05:55 Chris Tyler wrote:
> 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.
>
Really?  It always asks me for a gnome-keyring passphrase after I've logged in 
and before it connects.  If you can tell me how to get this 'Connect 
automatically' I'd be extremely interested

Anne

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