On Wed, 11 Oct 2006, Peter Teuben wrote:
with the upcoming upgrade to FC6 i recall that on my laptop FC4 has this
"nice" feature it would restart dhcp whenever i had put the machine to
suspend and opened it again. That meant travelling between home and work it
was "just" opening the laptop and I was online.
With FC5 that disappeared for me, now i have to explicitly click buttons,
or do "ifdown eth0; ifup eth0" (i.e. the device didn't even shut down).
I suppose the FC4 method would make more sense. I looked at
/etc/sysconfig/apm-scripts/apmscript for both FC4 and 5, but they're
the same. Or is this a configuration option in FC5 that i haven't
One word: NetworkManager.
Well, two words strung together with the space between deleted, but who's
# chkconfig network off
# chkconfig NetworkManager on
# service NetworkManager start
should do it, IIRC. If not, write back.
NetworkManager is a really cool tool!
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