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Re: PS Re: Something bollixing packagekit



On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 07:16:23PM +0000, Beartooth wrote:
> On Fri, 05 Jun 2009 13:30:03 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > If it *does* persist, check your PK configuration perhaps?
> > 
> > [paul salma ~]$ grep UseNetworkManager /etc/PackageKit/PackageKit.conf
> > UseNetworkManager=true
> 
> 	I get the same, after I c&p the grep command to a prompt.
>  
> > (The default configuration is "true," by the way.)  If PK is supposed to
> > be using NetworkManager for managing your network connection and you
> > disable a network connection in NM without telling it that you're
> > managing it elsewhere, it may tell other apps that no network exists.
> 
> 	The problem exists only on this one machine. I thought I had 
> disabled NM some time ago in system-config-services; maybe some reboot 
> restarted it??

You can check that:

$ su -c '/sbin/chkconfig --list NetworkManager'

If you did, you probably want to change that PK configuration option
above to "false."

> > You can set manual configurations in NetworkManager, or if you set them
> > with system-config-network, you can mark them as not to be managed by
> > NetworkManager, and PK's heuristics should just do the right thing.
> 
> 	I have seen those markings somewhere, but don't find them now. 
> According to gedit, nm-system-settings.conf contains only 

No need to dig in text files, you can just use the System >
Administration > Network tool and turn off the "Managed by
NetworkManager" option for the interface, and mark it to start by
default at boot time.

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