For some 7 years now I've been using the /etc/network/interfaces file to configure my network connections, and disabling Network Manager by having the single word "exit" in the /etc/default/NetworkManager and /etc/default/NetworkManagerDispatcher files to stop them from installing automagically at boot time.
For almost that long, I've been launching an iptables-restore action as a pos
I was wondering what effects disabling the network-manager would have?
I have two Ethernet interfaces declared as static in my /etc/network/interfaces file. When these two are declared the boot times on the system go from about 30 seconds to more than 3 minutes. I have heard that there could be conflicts between Network-Manager and /etc/network/interfaces. Is this true?
On Xubuntu Karmic I access the net using a RaLink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI and a WiFi network that uses WPA/WPA2, EAP-TTLS, PAP security. The network sometimes "hangs" and Gnome's network manager usually reconnects automatically. Every once in a while (I'm unable to recreate it) the network-manager seems to hang and a reboot is required to get it working again.