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Re: Back to technical discussion? Yes!

On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 12:09:42PM +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 09:10:47AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > ]] Stanislav Maslovski 
> > 
> > | AFAICT, the main concerns with the current ifupdown-based installation
> > | process is that its suport of wireless networks is very limited: only
> > | WEP is supported, and there are problems with lost connections. I am
> > | pretty sure that these problems may be addressed without replacing all
> > | the infrastructure and switching to NM, though.
> > 
> > d-i doesn't use ifupdown, it uses netcfg.
> Hm, okay, I was pretty sure J.M. at some point mentioned replacing
> ifupdown _in the installer_ with network manager… Then, the current
> limitations of the installer are not even related to ifupdown at all.
> That is a good news.

Yes, he did. Here:

 "On my personal wishlist for wheezy is d-i actually calling NM behind the
  scenes to configure the network, instead of ifupdown. I'll definitely
  try to find time to hack on this.

    .''.        Josselin Mouette"


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