Reintroduce system-config-lvm and system-config-network to the spin, thoughts?

Adam Miller maxamillion at
Wed Aug 24 15:25:07 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 04:50:12PM +0200, Heiko Adams wrote:
> Am 24.08.2011 16:41, schrieb Adam Miller:
> > Hey everyone in xfce land!
> > 
> > I was thinking about re-introducing system-config-lvm and 
> > system-config-network to the spin and I was hoping for feedback. To
> > the best of my knowledge they were pulled for size reasons but I
> > rolled my own liveCD including them this morning (on F15, next I'll
> > try F16) and the resulting ISO is well under the 700mb mark.
> > 
> > As always ... questions, comments, and snide remarks welcome! :)
> > 
> What's the advantage of reintroducing system-config-network? Can it do
> anything that NetworkManager can't?

I mainly use system-config-network-tui for when I need to add a static
configuration for a workstation/server interface or add a new interface
to the mix of the network service (non-NM) ... it just makes it easier
than typing the configs in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ by hand.


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