My Fedora 15 beta experiences so far

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Mon May 23 00:49:51 UTC 2011



--- On Sun, 5/22/11, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:

> From: Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: My Fedora 15 beta experiences so far
> To: "For testing and quality assurance of Fedora releases" <test at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Date: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 5:40 PM
> On Sun, 2011-05-22 at 18:34 -0400,
> Tom Horsley wrote:
> > On Sun, 22 May 2011 14:43:07 -0700
> > Adam Williamson wrote:
> > 
> > > That's not accurate. The entry 'Network
> Settings...' at the bottom of
> > > the network applet menu launches the control
> center Network applet,
> > 
> > But if you install from a DVD, the network is not
> touched during
> > install, so there is no ifcfg-* file created, and
> without such a
> > file existing, that option is disabled (which makes no
> sense, it
> > should always be enabled so you can create a new
> one).
> 
> are you sure about that? I haven't tested, but I see no
> reason why it
> would be designed that way. As all the Network Settings...
> entry does is
> shortcut you into the control center Network applet
> anyway.
> -- 

Tom is indeed right :)  I was doubtful myself and have confirmed his statement.

[olivares at acer-aspire-1 etc]$ cd n
nanorc         networks       nsswitch.conf  ntp.conf       
netconfig      nfsmount.conf  ntp/           
[olivares at acer-aspire-1 etc]$ uname -a
Linux acer-aspire-1 2.6.38.6-27.fc15.i686 #1 SMP Sun May 15 17:57:13 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
[olivares at acer-aspire-1 etc]$

Still the network* is/are working correctly.

Regards,

Antonio 

* both wired and wireless connections are working :) with no ifcfg-eth0 or ifcfg-wlan0, or other new naming device conventions which I have seen in Fedora 15 PreRelease versions, like em0 in other machines at school.




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