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

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Fri Aug 26 12:19:57 CEST 2011

Le jeudi 25 août 2011 à 12:17 +0100, Colin Guthrie a écrit :
> 'Twas brillig, and Michael Scherer at 24/08/11 10:46 did gyre and gimble:
> >> At present, a number of my machines have scripts that hook into the network 
> >> scripts. For example, one to update the bind forwarders from the DNS IPs 
> >> returned by pppd when the interface comes up. On another machine, a script 
> >> that unloads the wireless broadband driver when the interface goes down (I 
> >> think this modem has buggy firmware). Then, there are the existing scripts 
> >> shipped in the distribution (e.g. to reload squid).
> Just on this point in particular (as Misc has pretty much covered
> everything I would say and more!), the need to do this will likely go
> away very soon.
> I don't know the full ins and outs here but AFAIK, there was/are various
> uses of dnsmasq in Network Manager to provide caching DNS (which I
> presume is the basic need with bind+forwarders).

That's optional, but yes, you can tell to nm to manage dnsmasq or bind
to provides caching for dns. Dnsmasq is also used to share the

To enable it, I think you need to set this :


( or bind, even if this is marked experimental in git )

I tested on nm-0.9, my network didn't explose
Michael Scherer

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