NM during install - howto setup on boot?

Jon Masters jonathan at jonmasters.org
Tue Sep 7 21:00:57 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 16:57 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:

> I was participating in the Systemd Fedora Test Day and installed the
> latest Fedora 14 build. I found a few problems (I will file bugs) but
> before I file a bug about NetworkManager, can someone please tell me how
> I'm supposed to configure it during install such that the interface will
> come up automatically on the *first* boot, without logging in?
> 
> I decided I'd give NM a chance to do this rather than replace it
> instantly with "network", so I created a new connection in addition to
> the "auto eth0" and added the appropriate parameters within Anaconda (by
> running the NM configuration, through clicking "Advanced"). There did
> not appear to be a "start on boot" option that I missed.

It seems the connection called "rawhide.bos.jonmasters.org" that I
created during installation did not persist, and then after creating
another connection with the same name, NetworkManager crashed. I will
file a bug. Meanwhile, if this was supposed to work, let me know.

Jon.




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