F10 not connected at start up -
craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Mar 11 19:43:10 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 15:12 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 14:34 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >> I have an F-10 box that does not connect at boot. I believe network
> >> manager is completely disabled. It starts in text mode, I enter startx.
> >> Fortunately I usually only boot it once a day at the most but it is a
> >> bother. I start it as 'bobg' and it wants a password [more than a dozen
> >> characters], Then since it's not connected 'firestarter' isn't running
> >> and it too wants a password, but since it's not connected 'firestarter'
> >> wont start until I bring up system-config-network to activate the
> >> connection, but first it wants a password, once that is down I can go to
> >> the firestarter menu and start it.
> >> This is beginning to bother me and I know it must be something I have
> >> misconfigured but haven't found it yet. It just asked for some security
> >> updates and I told it ok, enter the password again. That's four times
> >> in a few minutes and I haven't asked the computer to do any work yet!
> >> Any suggestions?
> > ----
> > the default is to have NetworkManager service on and 'network' service
> > off and also to boot runlevel 5 so clearly you have been changing things
> > since the original installation.
> > You might want to ensure that 'network' service is set to automatically
> > start at your runlevel (you don't say which boot level you are
> > setting)...
> > chkconfig --list network
> > and I would presume if you are booting runlevel 3, which is supposed to
> > have networking turned on by default, the above should show 'on' for
> > runlevel 3.
> > if not, execute either
> > chkconfig --levels 2345 network on # very explicit
> > or
> > chkconfig network on # less explicit, uses /etc/init.d/network
> > # chkconfig statement to determine
> > You might want to do similar for 'Firestarter' service to ensure it too
> > is automatically started at boot up.
> > Craig
> Both network and firestarter are on for 2345, off for the others.
I would expect that if this is the case and there were a problem with
them starting during bootup, that /var/log/messages would indicate the
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