Herd5 on older hardware

NoOp glgxg at mfire.com
Tue Mar 6 18:22:56 UTC 2007

On 03/06/2007 12:12 AM, Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Mon, 05 Mar 2007 19:58:45 -0800
> NoOp <glgxg at mfire.com> wrote:
>> So, I've no idea what the NetworkMager Applet is trying to do. I'll
>> uninstall it after the 217 updates.
> network manager doesn't like static (or any) configurations
> in /etc/network/interfaces except for the lo loopback interface - it wants
> to control everything with dhcp, as far as I can tell.
> Apparently this is a Debian/Ubuntu peculiarity in the NM package, from
> what I've read. 
> I work around it by setting static mac-to-interface-card addresses on my
> wired/wireless router so dhcp always sets the same IPs
> Peter

I worked around it by simply uninstalling it.

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