[oe] Automatically connect to ethernet
jpa at mgb-tech.com
Tue Mar 10 11:38:44 CET 2009
Thanks for the ifplugd tip, I've tried to cross-compile it for the ARM
I'm using but didn't succeeded yet... I'll try again later! :-)
Travis Stratman wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 11:32 +0100, Jan Pannecoeck wrote:
>> So my problem is that linux does not connect to the DHCP server
>> automatically when I plug in the ethernetcable. When I plug-in the cable
>> before I launch the linux, this is working fine because at start-up the
>> DHCP-server is asked for a new IP-lease. But when I don't plug-in the
>> cable, and I plug it in when linux is already booted, the DHCP-server
>> isn't contacted for a new IP-lease and I can't connect to the Internet.
>> I can use the "/etc/init.d/networking restart" command but this isn't a
>> solution of course because it should work all the time, also if I'm not
>> there to enter that command...
>> So, do I have to change some settings in the kernel, or do I have to
>> install some extra packages to get this working properly?
> You should look at ifplugd. This will detect the network link beat and
> bring the interface up/down as required.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Jan Pannecoeck
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