Fedora 8 runlevel 3

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Tue Nov 27 23:08:17 UTC 2007

Rick Stevens wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 15:16 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 01:43 +0530, Vivek J. Patankar wrote:
>>> Bill Geng wrote:
>>>> I just installed Fedora 8 on my desktop computer. My computer gets an
>>>> IP address from my router which runs a DHCP server. It works at
>>>> runlevel 5. I can access the Internet. After I changed the default
>>>> runlevel from 5 to 3, my network interface cannot be bring up
>>>> automatically. I have to run "ifup eth0" manually to get an IP
>>>> address. Anyone can help me out.
>>> I've had this problem too for one of my servers that runs nessus on 
>>> Fedora8. I solved it by stopping the NetworkManager service and starting 
>>> the "network" service.
>>> # chkconfig NetworkManager off
>>> # chkconfig network on
>>> # service NetworkManager stop
>>> # service network start
>> Or to be more specific NetworkManager does not work at run level 3.
> The best solution is:
> 	# chkconfig --level 5 NetworkManager on
> 	# chkconfig --level 5 network off
> 	# chkconfig --level 23 network on
> 	# chkconfig --level 23 NetworkManager off
> That way NetworkManager runs at level 5 (GUI) and network won't, and
> network runs at levels 2 and 3 and NetworkManager won't.

I'm not sure that's best; I generally boot to rl3 then maybe change to 
5. I don't know the consequences of that setup for me. NetworkManager 
might be better for mobile users, but if you're affixed to a desk, what 
works at rl3 should work equally well at rl5.



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