priorities and dependencies for network interfaces

Dan Williams dcbw at
Sun Feb 13 04:39:00 UTC 2005

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, Florin Andrei wrote:
> > Have you tried NetworkManager, it will do just what you're asking for.
> > 
> > 	yum install NetworkManager NetworkManager-gnome
> > 
> > You might want to enable the rawhide repository so you get the latest.
> > NetworkManager works in KDE as well since it runs out of the
> > notification area.
> I knew the day was come when dbus would finally start working some
> kickass magic! :-)
> Anyway, if i enable rawhide, yum finally bails out after running through
> a ton of dependencies.
> If i don't enable rawhide, i can install NM just fine, but it doesn't
> work:
> # /etc/init.d/NetworkManager start
> Setting network parameters:                                [  OK  ]
> Starting NetworkManager daemon:
> ** (process:6238): CRITICAL **: file NetworkManagerDevice.c: line 324
> (nm_device_unref): assertion `dev != NULL' failed
>                                                            [FAILED]

Yeah, NM has become somewhat more stable since the version that's in FC-3.  That 
seems to happen at least ever week or two.  I'm going to shove a new version 
through into Rawhide for FC4 test 1, and will also push that same version to 
FC3-updates-testing.  Look for it soon :)


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