Fedora 8 runlevel 3

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Thu Nov 29 00:38:34 UTC 2007

Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 08:04 +0900, John Summerfield wrote:
>> 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
>> Seems to me that network manager is far from ready for use, it's
>> causing 
>> too much trouble to too many people.
> This is just not true. It works well if:
> 1. you are in rl 5
Quite a few problems here are from folks who don't want that.

Someone has to be logged in, and that's not always wanted either.
> 2. You have a correct driver for your nic.

unless you want two network interfaces up at once.

It works for the simplest case, and that's about it, as far as I can tell.



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