[TriLUG] dhcpcd'ing from onboard NIC on laptop

Alan Porter porter at trilug.org
Wed Jun 11 10:51:18 EDT 2008

> The on-board nic could sit there for a long time without an 
> ethernet cable being plugged in, but when I do plug in a 
> cable I'd like it to look for an IP. How do I arrange this?

I'm not sure what distro you're using (if I recall, yours
is "home brewed").  On Ubuntu, it "just works".  I think
the relevant pieces are udev, network-manager and



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