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From: Pavel Riha <Pavel.Riha@...>
Subject: Re: Abort network startup when cable not connected
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 08:53:19 +0200
On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 06:12:09PM -0400, Zander Z365 wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> This is probably an easy one. 
> My laptop has two network connections: hardwired (default) and
> wireless(starts manually).  Both are working fine.  However, when I
> boot up my laptop without the NIC cable connected it takes a very long
> time to boot.  This is because the net.eth0 script keeps trying to
> start networking.  

You can change the default timeout for DHCP:

/etc/conf.d/net:
dhcpcd_eth0="-t 3"

for example

> I have an older laptop with SuSe 9.2 and it does
> not have this problem.
> 
> How can I configure the startup script so that networking will not be
> started if the cable is not connected?

-- 
Pavel Riha
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