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Re: Network interface sanity

On 4/2/06, Andreas Ehn <ehn@kth.se> wrote:
> What I would like to happen in this situation is that the machine would
> only try to get an address over the wired network interface if it is
> actually connected to a network. Otherwise it should try the wireless
> interface directly.

Have you tried commenting out the line
auto eth0
in /etc/network/interfaces ?  I also have laptop-net installed, to
handle dynamic changes to the networking environment.  I think there
are other packages with similar functionality.

Michael A. Marsh

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