NM during install - howto setup on boot?

Jon Masters jonathan at jonmasters.org
Wed Sep 8 19:21:19 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-09-08 at 12:55 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 17:00 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> The expected way to do this is to use the config window in Anaconda,
> create a new connection set up the way you want, check "Connect
> automatically" and "Available to all users", then hit Apply.
> 
> If that causes NM to crash for some reason, let's definitely get the
> syslog output and the specific configuration you tried to enter and
> we'll see what we can figure out.

Yea, none of this is working. I filed a bug yesterday and attached the
anaconda logs today:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=631557

Jon.




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