no auto for network interface?

Sandip Bhattacharya sandip at
Wed Nov 16 02:53:28 UTC 2005

Zach wrote:
> ------------------BEGIN /etc/network/interfaces-------------
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> mapping hotplug
> script grep
> map eth1
> iface eth1 inet dhcp
> wireless-essid XXXXX
> wireless-key xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> wireless-txpower 25mw
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> auto eth1

This is weird. You have the "auto" directive used twice. I remember
seeing an error somewhere which said that I shouldn't use auto twice.
So now I use "auto lo eth0" myself.

- Sandip

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