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netenv configuration

I'm trying to work my way through the configuration examples for netenv
with my laptop:
but I'm not sure how to configure my system from these examples.

I currently have two configurations:
	- DHCP ethernet (typically wireless)
	- CUPS connection to the printer
Config file looks like this:
export IPADDR=
export NETWORK=
export NETMASK=
export GATEWAY=
export PROFILE=default
(This is the default install from when I installed debian, I think. My
router is DHCP, but it seems to have no problems with me picking my own IP
	- no ethernet
	- no printer
Config file looks like this:
# there is not internet/ethernet connection in this mode

This is what I'm confused about:
	- When I'm "at home" netenv is the first thing that loads when I boot 
	  my computer--but my wireless card isn't loaded so netenv wastes 
	  time trying to find a connection to the internet. What do I need to add to the
	  configuration to get my wireless card (which is an orinoco card using
	  the pcmcia-cs packages) to load so that netenv can find the internet?
	- I currently start fetchmail by hand depending on whether or not I
	  have an internet connection. I would like to add this variable to the
	  netenv config files so that fetchmail starts picking up mail IF I'm "at home".
	  Right now I'm not using a system-wide fetchmail, just one that's
	  configured through my home directory ~/.fetchmailrc (I'm not sure if that makes

	- When I'm "away" I don't want the CUPS server running. It's not that
	  it's a bad thing, I just don't need it. How do I tell netenv not to
	  bother starting the CUPS server if I'm "away"? I also don't want 
	  fetchmail running if there isn't an internet connection (which is my 
	  current default).

Thanks for your suggestions on this configuration problem,
emma :)

Emma Jane Hogbin
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