Moving towards NetworkManager

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 12:21:03 UTC 2016


On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 7:48 AM, Josef Wolf <jw at raven.inka.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 06:52:05AM -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 6:04 AM, Josef Wolf <jw at raven.inka.de> wrote:
>>>
>>> I've just seen, netcfg-udeb seems to have a module for network-manager, but I
>>> can't see any references to that in
>>> https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/amd64/apbs04.html
>>>
>>> In addition, The network-manager package is not contained on the
>>> server/alternate CD.
>>>
>>> Any ideas, to install/configure NM using netcfg's preseed?
>>
>> There's no NM udeb but the netcfg udeb has an "nm-conf" executable
>> that can set up the NM config, I assume via this preseed setting:
>>
>> Template: netcfg/target_network_config
>> Type: select
>> Choices-C: nm_config, ifupdown, loopback
>> Choices: Network Manager, ifupdown (/etc/network/interfaces), No
>> network configuration
>> Description: for internal use; can be preseeded
>> Specifies what kind of network connection management tool should be
>> configured post-installation if multiple are available. Automatic
>> selection is used in this order when not specified: network-manager if
>> available (on Linux only), ethernet configuration through ifupdown on wired
>> installation and loopback configuration through ifupdown on wireless
>> installations.
>
> I see.
>
> But how is this supposed to work when NM is not packaged on the install CD?

The CD uses e-n-i but the installed system's set up for NM.



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