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From: scwang@××××××.cn
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Abort network startup when cable not connected
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 04:48:42
Message-Id: 20050518044807.GA11375@nec.H.qngy.gscas
In Reply to: [gentoo-laptop] Abort network startup when cable not connected by Zander Z365
I recommend you to use quickswitch. 
Using this software, you can switch between different net 
configuration conveniently.

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. 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? > > -- > Alienware Area-51m 5500 Laptop > P4 3.4GFHz w/HT > 2 GB RAM > Nvidia Geforce FX Go5700 video > > -- > gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list
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Re: [gentoo-laptop] Abort network startup when cable not connected Zander Z365 <zander365@×××××.com>