On Miércoles, 18 de julio de 2012 21:46:05 Michael Biebl wrote: > On 18.07.2012 22:32, Wookey wrote: > > wicd is easy to disable as it has a ENABLE/DISABLE option in > > /etc/defaults. N-M doesn't so you either have to remove it properly or > > resort to nobbling the init script. > > Nope, you don't have to "nobble" the init script. > Use "update-rc.d network-manager disable". > That's the proper interface to disable sysv services from starting. > Those /etc/defaults ENABLE switches are a hack > > Why are people not a aware of that update-rc.d interface? Is this a > general documentation problem? > > Michael Some people IS aware of that, but is also aware that if N-M disables a dhcp interface in /etc/network/interfaces on install, that interface is not reenabled on 'update-rc.d network-manager disable'. This means no networking at all. Also, some other people may be not aware of that. They just think that Debian should provide a set of packages on which desktop environments do not mess with static network configuration (YES, a dhcp stanza is static configuration, it is there because the admin put it there). Regards Noel Torres er Envite
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