[Mageia-dev] Drakx-net or NetworkManager for Mageia 2

Donald Stewart watersnowrock at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 21:05:15 CET 2011

On 21 November 2011 20:02, Frank Griffin <ftg at roadrunner.com> wrote:
> On 11/21/2011 02:14 PM, Marianne Lombard wrote:
>> What will Mageia team do ? Continue to maintain and enhance drakx-net or
>> follow all others distributions with NetworkManager ?
> There are a number of serious problems with NM that have not, to my
> knowledge, been dealt with.  It's particularly bad with wireless (which is
> what Mageia tends to use it for the most); see bugs 856, 2160, 2416.  Or
> just google for NM problems (there's a ton of people having trouble with
> it).
> One of the annoying things about it is that you can say "no" to it in the
> ifcfg file, but it will try to handle the interface anyway.  And if you look
> in bug 2160, it appears that we have no maintainer for it.

It has serious problems with wireless - then I guess that that means
that drakx-net is still in the mental asylum.

Its handling of all things wireless for me has been infinitely more
polished than drakx-net

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