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Re: ethernet card question

On Mon, 2005-21-03 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,

Not a script but cntrl-'c' will cancel the wait for eth connection 

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