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Re: interfaces, mapping, etc



On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 09:12:37AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Anthony Towns wrote:
> > In that case you should also have something like:
> > 	wifi-style old
> > or
> > 	wifi-style new
> Hmm, one could do that, but what if you just want the pcmcia card you
> put in to work, picking the right syle automatically? What I did is made
> sure I use the same field names and values as the "old" stuff and detect
> in my script what kind of card it is. Once wireless-tools gets updated
> with a simple patch that sould work great.

Yeah, that's even better.

> > Exactly. The above is all supported btw. It's not documented yet because
> > I've been busy on other things -- actually it might be documented in
> > either the BTS or in the NMUed ifupdown in unstable. I think it'd be nice
> > to start getting as much of Debian's network stuff using this as possible.
> In particular, the pcmcia stuff. Is it possible to do that yet w/o
> patching the pcmcia scripts, and if not, is that patch something tha
> could sanely go into pcmcia?

I think PCMCIA has some support for ifupdown as of woody, but I'm not
sure how it works. You might just have to add an "IFUP=yes" option or
something? I don't use PCMCIA anymore personally, either.

Cheers,
aj

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