Originally Posted by Nemus
I am currently running a client using Ubuntu that uses NFS as a root file system. I want to run gnome Desktop Environment on this client. The problem that I am having is Network Manager starts up and kills the networking connection killing the NFS connection to the root file system.
I need to stop Network Manger from loading during the start process of gnome is this possible?
and how would I go about doing it?
I installed the feisty version of Ubuntu and did an apt-get remove Network manager and now I can boot the root file system as an nfs share.
the difference was between the server version and the client version.
why one worked and one didn't I dont know.