[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#491826: Bug#511636: add comment to /etc/network/interfaces that any custom rule will deactivate network-manager
sascha-debian-bugs-491826 at silbe.org
Tue Jan 13 14:10:27 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 12:42:58AM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> The idea is, that if NM finds an interface, which it doesn't manage,
> instead of reporting offline for that interface, it always reports
> This is obviously a bit of a crude hack.
But still better than the current behaviour.
> There is a patch floating around for NM 0.6 in one of the older Ubuntu
> which I could reuse (attached for reference).
> Care to test this patch and give me your feedback?
Thanks for the patch. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to make any
difference. I "apt-get source"'ed network-manager (yielding
network-manager-0.6.6-2) and put your patch into debian/patches. I seems
the patch was applied (there's a corresponding log file in
debian/patches now), but NetworkManager reports no networks again (with
the custom "up"-rule, that is).
I don't know anything about the inner workings of NM nor about the d-bus
stuff it provides, but maybe Sugar invokes a different code path? From
what I could see in , it seems to use a d-bus interface(?) called
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