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Re: network-manager as default? No!

On 04/04/2011 12:56 PM, Jon Dowland wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 03, 2011 at 07:22:47PM +0300, Faidon Liambotis wrote:
>> It also can't do VLANs (.1q), bridges, bonds and all possible  
>> permutations of the above. I'd speculate that it also wouldn't be able  
>> to do things like 1k (or more) interfaces. It also doesn't support hooks  
>> to be able to do more advanced setups, such as multihoming, policy  
>> routing, QoS, etc.
> Is it necessary for the distribution's *default* network-management solution to
> handle all of these? 

Yes. For a distribution which is targeted to support servers properly, yes,
definitely. For everything else there is Ubuntu.

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