[Debian-olpc-devel] Bug#511495: Bug#511495: sugar: Collaboration not working

Sascha Silbe sascha-debian-bugs-sugar-1 at silbe.org
Mon Jan 12 22:14:13 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 10:41:21PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:

> Good catch!

> Is it perhaps possible to keep that custom up line by replacing "auto 
> ethX" with "allow-hotplug ethX"?
It already uses allow-hotplug, not auto. :)
I don't think there's any way to do custom configuration on interfaces 
that need to be managed by NetworkManager - at least not with the 
version currently in lenny. With NM 0.7, it might be possible to hack 
around it.

Now that I know the issue, I found a whole bunch of related bugs: [3-5]
I've filed an upstream (i.e. NetworkManager) bug about the issue [1] 
after sifting through all open bugs and not noticing [2]. But since the 
comments in the latter one were quite emotional, it might even be a good 
thing to have opened a new one...

Summary: NetworkManager works as fine as I'm used to from the auto* 
tools. I.e. if I'm doing anything remotely unusual, it breaks and I get 

[1] http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=567537
[2] http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=418745
[3] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=491826
[4] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=415891
[5] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=424626

CU Sascha

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