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i installed ubuntu fine. during the install, it detected both network cards, my wifi and my ethernet card. i told it to use the wifi as my main card. now, wheneve ri eject the wifi card, and want to use the ethernet, it wont work. i dont know what the deal is, it cant get an ip address.
rebooting doesnt help (nor does running a hardware detection tool)
and yes, it does work under linux, its a linux compatible card.
Well if go down you will see a section called "remove|unregister", and you can add commands that will be run when you remove your wireless:
case $INTERFACE in
# interfaces that are unregistered after being "down" (?)
debug_mesg assuming $INTERFACE is already down
# Does the interface use dhcpcd? If it does, we must kill the daemon.
if [ -r /etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-$INTERFACE.pid ]; then
debug_mesg killing /etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-$INTERFACE.pid
kill -15 `cat /etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-$INTERFACE.pid`
#INSERT COMMANDS HERE
dhclient eth0 # like this one
debug_mesg $1 $ACTION event not handled
during install (i reinstalled ubuntu after installing another distro). i told ubuntu the default device is eth0, my wired ethernet. now, it detects my wifi card, but i cant switch to it with dhclient. im guessing its looking for a WEP key. currently i removed wep to get this working. how do i tell it to activate my card without wep?