Karmic: stop: Unknown instance

Joep L. Blom jlblom at neuroweave.nl
Wed Nov 25 14:13:59 UTC 2009

Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Nov 2009, Tom H wrote:
>> Normally:
>> If you have Network Manager running, networking is of no use to you
>    I had so often problems with Networkmanager (like removing my resolv.conf)
>    that I removed the package...
>    Anyway, I need networking, as I have to restart the network in some scripts.
>> Why the missing stop stanza? No idea but it must be by design because
>> the start stanza in "/etc/init.d/networking" calls
>> "/etc/init/networking.conf" but the stop stanza in
>> "/etc/init.d/networking" calls ifdown.
>    I actually noticed that, but it's rather inconsistent, and that means
>    that /etc/init.d scripts are not really obsolete, as it is claimed
>    elsewhere.
I can only advice to get rid of networkmanager and install wicd. Much 
less problems.

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