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Re: ethernet card question


try mii-tool


On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 13:34 -0400, Rolando Abarca wrote:
> is there a way to know if there's a cable connected to the ethernet 
> card?... I ask this because I have a lombard powerbook, with a dhcp 
> configured eth0, but if I boot GNU/Linux (ubuntu hoary) it stops waiting 
> for a dhcp server, I would like to modify the networking script, so if 
> there's no cable present on the card, don't configure the eth0 device, 
> only the loopback. Is it possible? Something like OS X does when it's 
> booting.
> thanks a lot,
> -- 
> Rolando Abarca M. [rabarca.arroba@dcc.punto.uchile.punto.cl]
>   "Tam pro papa quam pro rege bibunt omnes sine lege."

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