Re: what brings up the wireless network interface
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:
> Using Debian stable (Etch), 2.6.18-4-686 kernel on Debian Dell Inspiron
> e1505. The wireless card (from lshw output is)
> But I dont know how to prevent the automatic configuring of this wireless
> device. I do not want to remove dhclient since it is essential when I do
> want to bring up eth2.
Have a look at section 8 of the NewbieDOC article - configure the network card
interface using the command line . Comment out your non-wireless card in
/etc/network/interfaces to prevent it from coming up. Make sure that you have
installed the wireless-tools package.