Re: Sid and Squeeze /etc/network/interfaces error
On Sun, 2010-11-28 at 14:16 -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> godo wrote:
> > does anybody notice that /etc/network/interfaces has changed?
> > I notice that on my Sid and Squeeze box when I boot to single user
> > mode for update and there wasn't networking.
> > /etc/network/interfaces had
> > # The primary network interface
> > allow-hotplug eth0
> > #NetworkManager#iface eth0 inet dhcp
> > Ok it's not a big deal but can frighten you :-)
> This is a consequence of network-manager. You can follow most of the
> discussion here in this bug.
> Network Manager only manages interfaces that are *NOT* listed in the
> system /etc/network/interfaces file.
Personally, I use the managed=true option in NetworkManager.conf so NM
*does* manage the interface. This way I get a network configured
from /etc/network/interfaces if I don't boot into a GUI, and automatic
wireless/wired switching when I use a GUI.
So I've had to remove the new hack from the interfaces file, I hope it
doesn't keep getting added back in on every NM package update.
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