Laptop without a network connection
mrmaple at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 23:07:10 UTC 2005
oops 5 seconds wasn't long enough for my atheros wireless network
device on the USB bus. I changed it to 20 and things seem to work
On 6/14/05, James Carroll <mrmaple at gmail.com> wrote:
> I haven't extensively tested either of these, but what I'm trying on
> my laptop is this:
> in /etc/network/interfaces
> look for auto eth0 and comment it out... that way you can do a ifup
> eth0 when you do have a network cable installed, and it shouldn't come
> up at boot time.
> and in /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf
> uncomment the line that starts timeout 60;
> and change it to timeout 5; (20 is probably safer)
> Your mileage may vary,
> On 6/14/05, paul marwick <paulm at waitrose.com> wrote:
> > In article <matthew.1qmj2b at gs1.ubuntuforums.org>,
> > matthew <ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org> wrote:
> > > When you get to that step press <control>+<c> and it should skip it.
> > That's not an ideal solution by any means. A number of things will not
> > run if that is done while the network interface is being configured -
> > Xine or any of its offshoots, for instance.
> > paul.
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