[driverloader] Great it works,
How do I set it start 'Automatically' when eth0 is unplugged.
KBB0927 at cs.com
KBB0927 at cs.com
Sun Nov 14 19:54:37 EST 2004
What distro are you using?
Under SuSE, it is configured via YAST network,
>From a console as root issue "dldrconfig -netdevname=wlan%d" without
the quotation marks.
mj-barton at comcast.net wrote:
>Ok, I understand this, however:
>1. Disable eth0
>2. Execute dldrconfig --netdevname=wlan0
>3. Change the "default startup net device" to be wlan0?
>How do I complete steps 1 & 2?
>>.. I made sure that I disabled eth0, and when eth1 showed up for my wlan0, I issued >dldrconfig --netdevname=wlan%d and this causes eth1 to always show up as wlan0 >and I have configured my wlan0 to be the default startup net device.
>-------------- Original message --------------
>> Make sure you have configured your wlan0. It might be showing up as eth1.
>> On my laptop using SuSE 9.1, I made sure that I disabled eth0, and when
>> eth1 showed up for my wlan0, I issued dldrconfig --netdevname=wlan%d and
>> this causes eth1 to always show up as wlan0 and I have configured my wlan0
>> to be the default startup net device.
>> MIchael Barton wrote:
>> >wlan0 would connect just fine when eth0 was connected with a cat-5 cable.
>> >I want to only use wlan0 and not eth0 but if I unplug the cable to eth0 and
>> >reboot wlan0 does not even get started. What do you suggest? I would like
>> >to have wlan0 start automatically on startup withOUT eth0.
>> >Card: WMP54G
>> >Distro: Suse 9.1 Personal
>> >Router: WRT54GS
>> >ESSID: linksys
>> >Channel: 6
>> >Freqency: 2.347Ghz
>> >I want to rely on my wlan. Not eth0, this will remain unplugged. On the
>> >bootup the kernel loads driverloader just fine.
>> >I have a 30day trial licesnse.
>> >I think I am missing something in the config file. Remove eth0 from bootup
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