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Re: preferring wired over wireless

On Sat, 2005-11-05 at 13:50 -0700, Luca Pireddu wrote:
> When both my wireless and wired networking devices are connected, how can I 
> get my laptop to use the wired device and ignore the wireless one?  I tried 
> specifying a higher metric for my wired device (via ifconfig metric), but it 
> doesn't seem to have an effect.

The normal way is to use one of the packages for detecting and setting
interfaces so that it only leaves the appropriate one configured.

I maintain 'whereami', which works this way, but there are plenty of
other choices.


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