[driverloader] Using other device than eth0

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Mon Sep 27 17:18:29 EDT 2004


you can use the 'dldrconfig --netdevname' command in a root shell to 
force DriverLoader to use a specific netwotk interface. For example, if 
you want that DriverLoader uses the 'Wlan0' network interface, you can 
use the following command in a root shell :

dldrconfig --netdevname=wlan0


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

Hurt, Gerald wrote:
> I just installed the 30 day trial of driverloader, here is my
> configuration:
> Gateway Solo 2500 laptop, Slackware 10.0, kernel 2.4.26, Realtek rtl8180
> card.
> I downloaded the tarball version of driverloader, compiled and installed
> with no problems.
> I had previously configured the network to use a PCMCIA Linksys 10/100
> card which had been configured for eth0. The driverloader install also
> used the eth0 configuration and applied the IP address and other
> settings to the wireless card. How can I change the wireless
> configuration to use wlan0 or something similar instead of eth0?
> Otherwise, I've had better luck in the first 5 minutes of using this
> than any other method the past month!!
> Thanks in advance,
> Jay
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