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

Peter Schwanemann Nasenbaer at drehatlas.de
Mon Nov 21 21:52:08 CET 2011

Am 21.11.2011 21:02, schrieb Frank Griffin:
> 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.
I see this completely differently - I changed to NetworkManager, as I 
had massive problems with wireless connections (or actually no 
connections) with drax-net - NetworkManager works fine for me over here 
(Atheros with ath9k drivers)

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