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Re: can't bring up eth0 correctly

From: "charles yoo" <me@charlesyoo.com>

> I should have written /etc/network/interfaces.
> In reading a few things on the net, a lot of people suggested to have the
> autho eth0 commented out.  This is for a laptop.  I'm coming from redhat,
> and once dhcp is set, you can more or less leave it that way.
You're misreading.  iirc, the inspiron 8200 has a built-in (PCI) network
interface.  The advice about commenting out 'auto' in /etc/network/interfaces is
for pcmcia/cardbus interfaces, where eth0 will be 'ifup'ed by pcmcia or hotplug.
You can use auto for a PCI interface.

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