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Bug#119184: ITP: laptop-net -- Tools for supporting built-in ethernet on laptops

Previously Chris Hanson wrote:
> 1. The software provides a facility to manage a built-in ethernet
>    port, including the ability to detect when the cable is plugged in
>    or unplugged.  As far as I know, pcmcia-cs doesn't do this.  The
>    "scheme" support is indeed very similar to that of pcmcia-cs, as
>    you point out, and if that was all this package did, I would agree
>    that it would be pretty uninteresting.

Ok, that makes sense. Would it be possible to modify this software to
use the standard Linux hotplug framework instead? PCMCIA will move
to start using that as well during the 2.5 kernel series.


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