NetworkManager kills sshd

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NetworkManager kills sshd

Postby simusphere » 31 Jan 2013, 09:12

I'm using a custom system rescue cd version 3.2.0 and when I attempt to configure the network manually the sshd service is stopped. Somehow it is linked to the NetworkManager service so:

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/etc/init.d/NetworkManager stop
ifconfig eth0

At this point the sshd service is down due to linking with NetworkManager. I need the sshd service to be running without NetworkManager but:

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/etc/init.d/sshd start

That last command also starts the NetworkManager service backup and kills my static ip address configuration. What the heck is going on? I don't recall this being a problem in past versions of the system rescuecd.

OK, I tested this this on an older version 2.6.0 and everything worked as I expected. I tried using the nonm option on the new version in grub and now sshd is no longer tied to NetworkManager. That only means I have to change a few scripts around that reference NetworkManager and I'll be back in business. Not sure why that association with sshd was made but at least there is a way to make it work that is not too painful.

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