NetworkManager and a boot-time network connection in F8

Aaron Konstam akonstam at
Fri Feb 1 20:44:49 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 11:32 -0800, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Is there a way to configure NetworkManager to bring up the network at
> boot time?  I find it remarkable that this Linux program defaults to
> treating a network connection as a service tied to a user.  Shades of
> the evil empire of the northwest.  I'd like my laptop to send me cron
> mail and keep synced with ntp whether I'm logged in on the console or
> not. 
--is is a feature designated to be added to NM.0.7, hopefully soon
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