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Re: pcmcia card insertion detection and network startup



* Shyamal Prasad <shyamal.prasad@sbcglobal.net>, 2003-06-06 00:16 -0400:
>     "Andre" == Andre Berger <uzscd5@uni-bonn.de> writes:
> 
>     Andre> Hi, I've got ta wireless laptop card with the DHCP network
>     Andre> settings defined in /etc/network/interfaces. When I insert
>     Andre> the card after the bootup scripts have finished it is not
>     Andre> detected unless I do an /etc/init.d/pcmcia restart.
> 
> A very common reason for this fault is if you put the 'auto' keyword
> in /etc/network/interfaces for the PCMCIA card's ethernet interface
> name. If you've done this, take it out. Things will work much better

# /etc/network/interfaces -- configuration file for ifup(8), ifdown(8)
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wireless_mode managed
[...]

It's about the last entry. 

-Andre

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