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Re: [SLE] SUSE10 -- wireless "profiles"?
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 09:44:24 -0400
  • Message-id: <1145627064.9235.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 09:19 -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> I have found that SCPM is a very effective tool. In my situation, I have a
> number of different needs:
> Wired DHCP with HTTP proxies set up for work
> Wired DHCP For teaching at a local university.
> Wireless unsecured - For MIT at the BLU meetings, installfests, and
> traveling.
> Wireless secured - For home.
> Wired static IP.
> With SCPM profiles set up, it is simple to bring up my system in the
> different network environments. The wireless environments should also have
> the wired interface (eth0) turned off otherwise the routing loses its
> default route.
> The only problem I have had with SuSE 10 and SCPM is that the profile boot
> parameter does not appear to work, but I have not checked it closely enough
> to see if I have everything kosher.

And with NetworkManager all you do is click on an icon in the system
tray and select a different network, bada boom, bada bing, done. No
logging out, no reboot involved.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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