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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