[Mageia-dev] Proposal: Deprecate draknetcenter+network init scripts after systemd becomes default.

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Thu Sep 1 23:16:36 CEST 2011

Buchan Milne <bgmilne at staff.telkomsa.net> writes:

> On Tuesday, 23 August 2011 17:15:44 Michael Scherer wrote:
>> Le mardi 23 août 2011 à 15:28 +0200, Thierry Vignaud a écrit :
>> > What's more gaining 20s on a server when the IBM uefi/firmware take
>> > *minutes* to setup the machine is worthless.
>> > On the server side, we still manage RHEL networking through old style
>> > ifcfg* config files
>> Some people do actually use vms, where boot speed could be important if
>> created on demand ( and where the reactivity would warrant something
>> more than "shell script", and where a better API to get interface
>> information wuld be nice ).
> We have netcf in the distribution ...
> https://fedorahosted.org/netcf
> (required for network configuration from virt-manager).

Having xml is quite readable when used for displaying interface
information, but not very practical to set configuration.
Is there any other tool to write the configuration?

Olivier Blin - blino

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