On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Neal Becker wrote:
I don't understand why system-config-network is creating new
hard links. AFAICT, this is totally broken on my FC3 system. Every time I
try to change an existing wireless profile, it seems to change them all.
Guess why? They are all hard linked together.
ls -l /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/home/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 131 Feb 25 12:43 hosts
-rw-r--r-- 6 root root 349 Feb 25 12:43 ifcfg-eth1
-rw------- 6 root root 15 Feb 25 12:43 keys-eth1
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 25 12:43 network
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 92 Feb 25 12:43 resolv.conf
-rw-r--r-- 6 root root 120 Feb 25 12:43 route-eth1
Something is really wrong here.
For one - this looks like a topic for fedora-list.
And I think the current behavior is correct - because I (as a user)
might want some devices with the SAME settings in all profiles.
And to have different settings - you can make a 'copy' of the device
[lets say eth0]- change settings in the copy. Now one profile will
have - eth0 active - and the other will have eth0Copy0 active. [the
nick-names can be changed from eth0/eth0Copy0 to more appropriate