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Re: Anyone using network profiles?



On Sat, 2004-10-16 at 17:36, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Apologies if I've asked this question here before,
> but is anyone successfully using the network profiles
> provided by Start=>System Settings=>Network
> and Start=>System Tools=>Netword Device Control ?
> 
> I find several problems with the system.
> 
> (1) I find it is always necessary to run
> "sudo service network restart"
> after booting the computer,
> even though I said I wanted the profile to be activated
> at bootup.
> 
> (2) I find if I turn the default device eth0 on or off in one profile
> it is automatically turned on or off in the other profile.
> (I have just 2 profiles.)
> 
> (3) I don't understand why there are two programs,
> which seem to overlap in a bizarre way,
> eg you have to specify dhcp in System Tools
> rather than System Settings,
> which seems completely illogical.
> 
> I should say that I am running FC3-test2.
>                               ^^^^^^^^^^^

Please ask on the test list.

> Should I go to a program like whereami or guessnet?
> Or can the programs that come with the system work ok?
> 
>  
> -- 
> Timothy Murphy  
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
> tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
> s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland


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