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Old 05-08-2012, 10:57 AM   #1
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What is the function of NM_CONTROLLED

How does it matter if it is 'yes' or 'no'
and if I delete that line what's the default? 'yes' or 'no'
and if I choose 'yes' however I have no Gnome NetworkManager what's going to happen?


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Old 05-09-2012, 04:00 AM   #2
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Will have your network interface be managed the NetworkManager daemon.

Anf obviously,
Will have your network interface be managed the old way. It means fully configured by the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethX files.

I personnaly prefered the second option in servers, but the first one in desktop or laptop as it manages very well the wireless network interface.

I do not know the default behaviour.

I hope it will help you.

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Old 07-31-2014, 12:16 PM   #3
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Post Disabling Network Manager

This thread is a touch dated but since it may help others who like me ran into this, I disabled the network manager as per:

9.3.2. Disabling Network Manager

on our CentOS 6.5 system and it worked out fine. I was editing items out of net network and interface config files but this was cleaner and more system level functional way to do it.


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