eth0 alias issue

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Mon Jul 27 15:29:25 UTC 2009

Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> T. Howell-Cintron wrote:
>> When I disable NetworkManager and enable /etc/rc.d/init.d/network
>> everything works as expected.  Because this is a headless server I'm not
>> sure what the repercussions of reverting from NM to the old 'network'
>> script but as long as it works I'm not going to complain.
> There shouldn't be any. You may run into problems on some future
> release, but you should get warning about it in the release notes.
I hope you don't imply that NM would be the only network management allowed. Bad 
enough that the default network control is crippled, please don't talk away our 
crutch. There is still a need for machine which function without a user logged 
in, and which are determinant in behavior on boot and recovery from suspend and 

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at>
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