Tristan Wibberley maihem at
Thu Nov 17 19:05:14 CST 2005

Paul M Edwards wrote:
> On 11/17/05, Tristan Wibberley <maihem at> wrote:
>>Tobias Hunger wrote:
>>>On Wednesday 16 November 2005 08:06, John Nilsson wrote:
>>>Or putting a script in /etc/network/if-up.d? That way ntp-date would get run
>>>as soon as a network goes up.
>>That would be better, the problem of the polling alternative above is
>>that of preventing deep sleep modes on machines without routes to $NTPSERVER
>>I'd love to see all daemons ignore the fact that an interface is down
>>when they start, and install if-up.d scripts to restart themselves
>>gracefully when an interface they will listen on comes up.
>>Tristan Wibberley
> This sounds like the best route.
> It works well with the high-priority spec to use NetworkManager in
> Dapper, which handles the interfaces automatically and is
> backwards-compatible with the if-up scripts.

This Network Manager seems to depend on dbus. Does that mean that if
dbus dies network hotplugging will break, even after dbus has restarted
- and after dbus upgrades?

Tristan Wibberley

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