Re: network-manager as default? No!
On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:53:13 +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> 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.
Surely a person managing a server can do "aptitude install ifupdown