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Old 01-01-2004, 01:55 AM   #1
cblamer
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networking info


i have a laptop with fedora on it, looking for some networking help.

more specifically, when i have the laptop out and about with no internet connection it takes forever to boot up. waiting on the eth0 connection. any way around this?

chris
 
Old 01-01-2004, 04:05 AM   #2
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You could disable your ethernet device at boot and start it up when your computer is running.

To disable at boot go to:

/etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/

find your ethernet device file, open it up and change on ONBOOT=yes to ONBOOT=no.



example:
mine is /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0


so i do:

Quote:
nano /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0
and change the onboot field.


There is probably another way around this... anyone else have any other ideas?
 
  


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