starting Fedora Server SIG

Jerry Amundson jamundso at
Fri Nov 14 06:34:39 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 12:30 AM, Seth Vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Colin Walters wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 5:24 PM, Seth Vidal <skvidal at>
>> wrote:
>>> You might notice that all of the above are features that are good for
>>> developers working on enhancing other software and good for desktop users
>>> but not so much features that a sysadmin worried only about keeping
>>> systems
>>> running and using as few resources as possible will care about.
>> If any part of the core stack uses an unreasonable
>> amount of memory, please file a bug and we will fix it.
> It uses ANY memory. That's more than is reasonable considering that the
> former solution (ifconfig) uses none.
> Colin, let me very clear, I think what NM does for the desktop is very good,
> indeed.  I like not having to fiddle around to make WEP stuff work using
> iwconfig anymore. I appreciate what's been achieved.
> That doesn't make it a more useful thing on a server.



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