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NetworkManager and upstart.

On 12/06/2010 12:27 PM, Jim Gasek wrote:
> I dislike complexity.   Would like to see much more
> documentation too (maybe my fault).   We don't even
> like the gui.  Although, more and more, we are forced
> to use it.
> I understand the goals of NetworkManager (ease of use
> for laptops, non-technical users, and compatability
> for "home" user's taste- wireless, dhcp, plug and
> play with devices being added/removed...), but, with
> these features comes complexity.   Servers generally
> don't need it.
> And, I don't like that RHEL6 install script forces me to
> use it by default.
> After it runs, I have a hard time "undoing" it.
> /etc/init.d/network script in Fedora 11/12 (?) was still
> overwriting resolv.conf after:
> # chkconfig --level 2345 NetworkManager off
> RHEL6 seems to as well, in some cases.
> Perhaps I just need coaching on how to completely
> de-install it all.
this is what I do...

cd /etc/rc.d/init.d
./NetworkManager stop
chkconfig NetworkManager off
chkconfig network on

rhel6 did leave us with system-config-network which is their text based 

Cheers steve.

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