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Old 07-03-2004, 10:00 AM   #1
lenseboy
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how do i disable my network card ?


I am having problems getting my second network adapter to be recognised by the system so would like to disable my current nic.

How do I go about doing it ?

Thanks
 
Old 07-03-2004, 10:48 AM   #2
david_ross
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Try:
ifconfig ethX down
or:
ifdown ethX

Where X is the number of the adapter you want to disable.
 
Old 07-03-2004, 01:31 PM   #3
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thanks mate !! Tops !
 
  


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