f8: NetworkManager + runlevel 3 problem

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Tue Nov 13 04:24:44 UTC 2007

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> John Summerfield wrote:
>>> So when exactly did you have to say ifdown in your pre-NM days?
>> When I took my Acer to work, and when I brought it home. It was then
>> running opensuse 10.0.
> So you have your laptop at work, connected by ethernet?
That's not what I said
> Then you turn it off, and bring it home?
I don't turn it off, I keep it on and preserve my desktop and virtual 

> Then you connect it by WiFi?

More likely wireless in both places, different Aps and different keys. 
Sometimes I add wire for temporaty speed.
> I do this all the time,
> and don't find any need to say ifdown.

When you shut down, ifdown is implicit.

> The interface only comes up if the device is connected.



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