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Re: what's the best way to deal with a disconnect eth0?

On Wed, 2005-02-16 at 19:11 +0100, mads.samsing@webspeed.dk wrote:
> On 16. February @ 1204, Curt Howland wrote:
> > > The biggest thing holding me back is eth0, w/o a cable connected
> > > you get a bunch of ugly DHCP connection junk on startup and it
> > > takes a long time to time out.  This will almost NEVER be
> > > connected, but I don't want to just remove the auto setup for that
> > > interface in case someday he does plug it into something...

Use ifplugd.  Don't make the interfaces auto and ifplugd will bring the
interface up when a cable is plugged in.  When combined with guessnet
this is network bliss.

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