Network Manager Only Allows 1 connection only

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Sat Mar 14 13:59:32 UTC 2009

JohnMinson wrote:
> all I want to do is add a second(static) ip (device alias 1) to my 
> interface in addition to the dhcp address all ready being procured .

See the man page on hijacking threads.

> I can find no combinations of 'Network Manager' settings that allows 
> this to happen .
> If I plumb the interface manually after "Network Manager' is finished 
> initializing it works fine .
> If I turn off NM I get this in the log
>   "localhost nm-system-settings:    ifcfg-rh: Ignoring connection 
> 'System eth0 ' and its device because NM_CONTROLLED was false."
>   "localhost nm-system-settings:    ifcfg-rh: Ignoring connection 
> 'System eth0:1' and its device because NM_CONTROLLED was false."
> this should not be this difficult

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at>
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