[rfc] Activating Common Services

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 09:25:47 PDT 2007

> > That's probably that should be handled on a case-by-case basis. Some
> > services should be activated on boot (like HAL!)
> HAL's not needed until NetworkManager starts, and NM is not needed until
> nm-applet is loaded. That's a trivial case, but you get the idea.

NM is still useful for connecting to a wired network which doesn't
require a logged in user.
(For 0.7 it's planned to have a system daemon which can pass
configuration data to NM, so it will be possible to also establish
connections which require a key).


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