NetworkManager and a boot-time network connection in F8

Mike mike.cloaked at
Sat Feb 2 12:52:41 UTC 2008

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200802 <at>> writes:

> 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.
> Unfortunately wpa_supplicant is once again cranky in F8.  Moving
> wpa_supplicant to the S09 slot didn't get it all working, hence my
> attempt to use NetworkManager.


I have had wpa_supplicant working nicely in F8 at boot time for a while now.
You can see my method in

Hope this helps

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