f8: NetworkManager + runlevel 3 problem

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Sat Nov 10 06:29:03 UTC 2007

Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> John Summerfield wrote:
>> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureNetworkManager
>> That's not exactly user documentation, I'm not surprised it doesn't 
>> get much attention.
> Nobody said it was user documentation so don't assume it is. It is a 
> feature specification and a development plan for developers and works 
> well for that audience.

I as asking for user documentation, because you kept on saying, "That's 
not how to do it," without offering advice on how it should be done.
>> ps those two bugs seem fairly critical to me.
> Which two bugs?  I have no idea what you are talking about.

Oh, read the artical you pointed to above. Click the "documentation" 
link. Read to the bottom. See this:

 >> I would argue that the following bugs need to be resolved before
 >> NetworkManager is turned on by default:

 >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=218237 NM
 >> startup/shutdown order.
 >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=199536 Wired IP
 >> released too early.

>> pps Use of Ubuntu's upstart may help, it can start system services 
>> (/etc/iit.d) as services (eg network, USB devices) become available. 
>> It's also pretty quick.
> Look up "DBus Activation". This whole discussion has gone off the point 
> that it not relevant at all to the original questions asked anyway. So I 
> am off it now.

It's pretty rude to ask a question, then to duck out. Besides, we 
haven't fixed the problem yet afaik.

You really should look up upstart.



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