Re: pcmcia network.opts
> > You want the keyword "noauto" in /etc/network/interfaces.
> > My copy of that file indicates how to tweak the PCMCIA setup so it
> > will use ifup and ifdown instead of its own style, so maybe you'd
> > like to do that.
> > Do you need them to toggle on/off, or do you actually need to unload
> > the drivers for the internal NIC, too? It's possible to do that, too.
> > The example has "up" and "down" lines but you can also use "pre-up"
> > and "post-down" unless things have changed since my last playing with it.
> > So I used pre-up to force the modules that were needed, and post-down
> > to force them back out. *not* that I recommend doing that unless you
> > have to - in my case, it was to honor a dock.
> Hmm.. I'll take a look at this. Thanks for the pointer.
> And no, I can pretty much leave the modules in.
> Wouldn't 'autoclean' remove them eventually if they aren't in use?
> Or is that more myth?
Yes, it would.
In the given case, we wanted all things regarding the docking bay to simply
be scrubbed during detach, so there'd be no chance of strays.
* Heather Stern * star@ many places...