On Tue, Feb 09, 1999 at 11:05:00AM -0800, Stephen Zander wrote: > And when I change the network to which my PCMCIA card connects (by > moving to another location for instance)? The pcmcia-* packages > support the idea schemes to make this possible. How would your > unified /etc/init.d/network handle this? `the idea schemes' ? Is that a typo, or a protocol? Ideally, you'd be running DHCP on both networks, you'd have a line in /etc/interfaces like eth0 dhcp and when cardmgr detected a card inserted or removed, it would call /sbin/ifup or /sbin/ifdown to add or remove the interface as specified in /etc/interfaces. These in turn would call / kill dhcpcd to manage said interface's address and so forth. Failing that, you'd have to list both possible settings in /etc/interfaces and /etc/gateways, and change them when you switch networks, pretty much as you change them now. ? Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. PGP encrypted mail preferred. ``Like the ski resort of girls looking for husbands and husbands looking for girls, the situation is not as symmetrical as it might seem.''
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