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Re: Networkmanager and F8 problem



On Thursday 22 November 2007 20:06, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-22 at 15:03 +0000, Tony Molloy wrote:
> > On Thursday 22 November 2007 14:54, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2007-11-22 at 10:28 +0000, Tony Molloy wrote:
> > > > Hi All,
> > > >
> > > > I have a problem with starting NetworkManager on F8.
> > > >
> > > > Hardware : Dell Latitude D600 with a Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 network
> > > > adapter.
> > > >
> > > > Software:    F8 with all the latest updates installed.
> > > >
> > > > The network service is disabled. NetworkManager and
> > > > NetworkManagerDispatcher are enabled. Same as on F7.
> > > >
> > > > SELinux is disabled so it's not the problem.
> > > >
> > > > During the boot the boot messages say both NetworkManager and
> > > > NetworkManagerDispatcher start OK.  However when I login there is no
> > > > network service and when I check I find that the NetworkManager
> > > > service is not running although the NetworkManagerDispatcher is.
> > > >
> > > > If I then start NetworkManager manually with "service NetworkManager
> > > > start" everything is OK and I can connect to the wifi network.
> > > >
> > > > I've even tried putting "service NetworkManager start" in rc.local
> > > > but it didn't work.
> > > >
> > > > Any ideas what's stopping NetworkManager starting at boot.
> > >
> > > Although this does not completely explain the boot messages what does:
> > > chkconfig --list |grep NetworkManager
> > > return?
> > > Does it indicate that NM is to run at run level 3 and 5?
> > >
> > > --Tony
> >
> > Yep both NetworkManager and NetworkManagerDispatcher  run at runlevels 3
> > and 5.
>
> Then I would look ar the system logs more carefully. Somewhere in them
> it must show a record of why NM is being turned off after you say you
> see a message it is turned on.
>

Since this is only a test laptop I'm going to re-install and see what happens.

Tony
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