[TriLUG] dhcpcd'ing from onboard NIC on laptop

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Wed Jun 11 11:15:05 EDT 2008

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008, Josh Vickery wrote:

> Prior to using network-manager I used a program called "ifplugd". I
> think it has since been replaced by udev scripts and programs like
> network-manager, but it worked very well when I last used it and was
> very easy to configure.
> Josh
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 10:51 AM, Alan Porter <porter at trilug.org> wrote:
>>> 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").

yes. write most of my own stuff. Will go lookup network 
manager etc

>>  On Ubuntu, it "just works".  I think
>> the relevant pieces are udev, network-manager and
>> nm-applet.

Thanks Joe

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