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Bug#118997: Related issue to 118997

On 10 Jan 2002 21:54:00 +0000 Brian Mays wrote:

> > I don't know what the initial installation does to configure the
> > PCMCIA network.  I had assumed that the boot-floppies configure
> > the ifup/ifdown utilities in /etc/network/interfaces, since recent
> > versions of the pcmcia packages now use ifup/ifdown by default.

David Kimdon <dwhedon@debian.org> responded:

> I'm hearing that we shouldn't be doing anything to
> /etc/pcmcia/network.opts and just write everything to
> /etc/network/interfaces ?

Yes.  The pcmcia-cs package now supports this as of version 3.1.25-1.  I
figured that this would make it easier for the boot-floppies team, since
network configuration can now be confined to one file.

Use the stock (unmodified) versions of /etc/pcmcia/network and
/etc/pcmcia/network.opts from the pcmcia-cs package.  As you can see,
the last part of the network.opts file calls ifup/ifdown.  If you need
anything changed in the pcmcia packages, please let me know.

- Brian

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