wired ethernet disabled between reboots, was: when startup delays become bugs

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Thu May 16 21:01:43 UTC 2013

On Thu, 2013-05-16 at 14:57 -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:
> On May 16, 2013, at 2:17 PM, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> wrote:
> > 
> > OK well this isn't right. On every reboot, wireless is activated and connected to. But the wired connection is disabled.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=963952
> The most relevant line I'm finding is this:
> May 16 14:19:22 F19.localdomain NetworkManager[408]: <info> (p5p1): deactivating device (reason 'managed') [2]
> This doesn't happen when booting from Live media, so something's
> changed since then it seems. The only two things I can think of are
> the groupinstall virtualization, and creating a VM with a NIC set to
> bridged mode. But on F18, that same setup doesn't cause this behavior.

I was still operating under the belief that KVM bridging isn't really
compatible with NM; on my VM host box I disabled NM and used
network.service. Is that no longer the case?
Adam Williamson
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