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Old 05-15-2008, 10:53 AM
jamie griffin
 
Default Intel pro-wireless wlan not starting automatically (fwd)

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Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 11:48:12 +0100 (BST)
From: jamie griffin <jamie@fastmail.net>
To: debian-users@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: Intel pro-wireless wlan not starting automatically



On Thu, 15 May 2008, Matthew Macdonald-Wallace wrote:


allow-hotplug eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wireless-essid **********
wireless-key ***********


Add the following line to the above for each interface you want to start
on boot:

auto <interfacename>

for example, if you want to start wlan0 on boot, add

auto wlan0

just above the

allow-hotplug wlan0

HTH,

M.


Thanks Matthew.

I will try that.

I would like the option to switch between wireless and hardwired connections.
It sounds as though that method doesn't give me that option?


How can i get around that so i've got the flexibility to use either? When i had
my wireless connection using eth1 on another distro, it wasn't necessary to
configure anything.


Thanks for your advice.

Jamie


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