us network and Uuntu 8.10 - is there a better way?
kimaidou at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 13:24:31 CET 2008
could you please add the procedure on the wiki so that every ubuntero could
easily plug/unplug his FR ?
thanks in advance
2008/11/25 Alexander Chemeris <Alexander.Chemeris at sipez.com>
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:50 AM, Cédric Berger
> <cedric.berger74 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 02:46, Joel Newkirk <freerunner at newkirk.us>
> >> Also be aware that the Network Manager in Ubuntu Intrepid is currently
> >> buggy. If you have it running, it is prone to do friendly things like
> >> automatically add the static IP and route for eth0 to usb0 when it comes
> >> up. Either it controls all interfaces, or it's not running, right now it
> >> refuses to leave any interface alone and hopelessly bungles anything
> >> statically defined in /etc/network/interfaces, ignoring the 'ignore
> >> interface' flag and claiming all interfaces.
> >> (yeah, same IP and route on two interfaces, and default tries to go out
> >> wrong interface so the desktop is effectively off the network, and it
> >> leaves behind an empty /etc/resolv.conf - sounds like a FreeRunner :)
> > Thanks, I did wonder what I did wrong on my computer to have default
> > network route directed to freerunner as soon as I plugged it in ! (so
> > no more internet access)
> > I am not used to linux networking, so it took me a while to figure how
> > to manually delete this rule... (and the network manager UI was not of
> > a great help... not so user friendly !)
> Network manager also rewrites /etc/resolv.conf with empty line, effectively
> preventing DNS from working. So I just uninstaled it and now I feel much
> It's not needed on a standalone computer anyway.
> Alexander Chemeris.
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