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Bug#599813: release-notes: GNOME additions for the release notes

Le jeudi 30 décembre 2010 à 21:21 +0100, Julien Cristau a écrit : 
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 16:36:09 +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > 5) (Pending fix of #530024.) If there is only one network interface 
> > configured using DHCP, which is the usual case for desktop systems, it 
> > will be handled by NetworkManager instead of ifupdown. Therefore the 
> > usual ifup and ifdown commands will not work. Instead, the interface can 
> > be managed using the NetworkManager frontends. See the NM documentation 
> > for more information.
> > 
> Some questions about this one.  What does "one network interface
> configured using DHCP" mean?  What if there's eth0 and wlan0, say?

I’m not the one who wrote the script, but apparently it is a little
different that what I wrote initially: all interfaces configured for
DHCP with no other options will be disabled in ifupdown and handled in
NM instead.

> Also, do you have a pointer for "the NM documentation"?  Either to the
> NM website or a package which contains this.

http://live.gnome.org/NetworkManager/SystemSettings looks good to me.

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