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I want to set up a mesh network using batman-adv, but NetworkManager keeps taking control of the second adapter... I need to be able to selectively tell NetworkManager not to manage one specific device.

Is this possible?

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NetworkManager doesn't take control of interfaces listed in /etc/network/interfaces, so put the following line in that file:

iface wlan0 inet manual

This will make NetworkManager ignore wlan0.

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