[Freedombox-discuss] Fwd: Re: Dev: Networking Interface Config?
pere at hungry.com
Wed Dec 25 11:12:44 UTC 2013
> The directive allow-hotplug has nothing to do with Network-Manager. The NM
> only handles network devices NOT mentioned in /e/n/interfaces.
Now, yes. A few years ago, network-manager was behaving differently,
and allow-hotplug was a way to tell network-manager to take control over
an interface. As this no longer is the case, I suspect it is obsolete.
> If allow-hotplug is obsoleted or not I don't know. But it is handles
> by ifupdown. And if there is a network connected to the device or not.
> And no, NM isn't needed and should not be used on a server.
How should we handle disconnecting and connecting network cables,
ensuring DHCP is started when the cable is plugged in?
> What to use of eth0 or eth1 depends on the hardware and what name udev
> gives the device.
Which Dreamplug boxes uses eth0, and which uses eth1?
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