[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#568784: Bug#568784: Networks not automatically connected when managed=true

Tixy debianuser at tixy.myzen.co.uk
Mon Feb 8 12:04:48 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 02:54 +0100, Michael Biebl wrote: 
> Tixy wrote:
> > And my wired network is listed in /etc/network/interfaces as:
> > 
> > 	allow-hotplug eth0
> Does it help if you change this line to
> 	auto eth0
> and restart network-manager?

Yes, it helps, it restores the behaviour of NM automatically
connecting :-) It has the side effect that my system boot stalls for a
few seconds whilst it does a DHCP setup, but that's a trivial thing.

If the new behaviour is an intended consequence of recent NM changes,
then I would consider my bug report closed; but perhaps the wiki¹ should
be updated, as allow-hotplug is the default setting for a fresh Debian
install. (This wiki page is the first hit in Google for the search term
"Debian Network Manager".)

Thanks for your prompt reply.


P.S. Is the non-persistence of the "Enable Wireless" configuration a

[1] http://wiki.debian.org/NetworkManager

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