Re: /etc/network/interfaces file ?
On Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 05:17:39PM -0900, Greg Madden wrote:
> For several installs over a period of time for Etch, using a net-install
> cd. The ~/network/interfaces file uses the line "allow-hotplug eth0".
> This has not worked on my boxes, I have to type 'dhclient eth0' to
> connect. I use an Ipcop firewall, dhcp, hooked up to a switch. I comment
> out the 'hotplug' line and use 'eth0 auto' the old way, and all is
> well. Anyone else see this and what package is this associated with ?
AFAICT, these options are complementary. See 'man interfaces'.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.