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Re: f8: NetworkManager + runlevel 3 problem



On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 16:24 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Dario Lesca wrote:
> > In F8 on a PC-A I have start NetworkManager + NetworkManagerDispatcher.
> > 
> >>From another pc (PC-B), via ssh connection, i switch PC-A from runlever
> > 5 to 3 via "init 3"
> > 
> > Network is stop. my shell on PC-B stop work!
> > grrrr! 
> > 
> > then I goto on console of PC-A and "service network restart"
> > 
> > come back to my PC-B, my shell now work!
> > 
> > do some work (in runlevel 3)
> > 
> > then re-switch PC-A (via ssh from PC-B) to runlevel 5 via "init 5"
> > 
> > Network is stop. my shell on PC-B stop work!
> > grrrr! 
> > 
> > Is this a correct behavior? 
> > 
> > Is NM incompatible with runlevel 3 ?
> > 
> > Thanks to all for your reply!!
> 
> Are you using static IP or DHCP? If you are using a static IP, 
> NetworkManager doesn't yet support it but will so shortly even possibly 
> within a Fedora 8 update. Refer
> 
> http://blogs.gnome.org/dcbw/2007/10/15/networkmanager-07-is-the-new-chuck-norris/
> 
> NetworkManager is a deamon that works fine in runlevel 3. There is no 
> fundamental incompatibility there though most people use it in a desktop 
> environment.  One of the planned features for Fedora 9 is drop the 
> inconsistency between the network service and NetworkManager service.
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/9/FeatureList
> 
> Rahul

Now I am confused. The whole point of NetworkManager revolves around the
use of the nm-applet, which does not work in run level 3.
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