F9 potential service network bug?
dcbw at redhat.com
Tue May 20 00:57:56 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 20:09 -0400, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Mon, 19 May 2008, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > ONBOOT=yes
> > >
> > > To me it looked like despite being confgured with BOOTPROTO=static, the
> > > avahi daemon and NetworkManager got started, and one of them started
> > > doing dhcp. The static IP did appear as an additiona IP on the eth1
> > > interface, but since the DHCP was the main address, my public ip address
> > > changed.
> > ONBOOT=no means that NM won't try to automatically bring it up. That
> > may be what you're seeing.
> Are you saying that ONBOOT= changed its meaning from "start at boot or not"
> to "start at boot, but either with NM or without" ?
NM interprets ONBOOT=no as "don't autoconnect this configuration". They
are just about the same thing. If you mark ONBOOT=no then NM won't
bring the device up on boot.
> What combination of BOOTPROTO= and ONBOOT= will both "start on boot" and
> "not use NM"? BOOTPROTO=static and ONBOOT=no. That would be odd (and breaking
> the API for ONBOOT without a proper migration on update)
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