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Help! Usb Nic Driver Always "initializing"!
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2007, 07:02:23 pm »
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i have updated net.agent to configure eth0 as well as wifi0/wlan0 as soon as they are plugged in.
it reads the config from /etc/sysconfig/network and /etc/sysconfig/wireless respectively.

by default /etc/sysconfig/network has DHCP=y so it uses dhcp, but you can change it to n and fill in the relevant details in to that config file if you want to manually set your IP, etc...

so far I have only tested that plugging in a USB ethernet adaptor works with this setup. have not tried usb wifi adaptors since i dont have one but the script should be able to handle that as well..

make sure you extract net.agent from the zip file and copy it to /etc/hotplug
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How /etc/sysconfig/network should lokk like? My has something like this:

root- more network
NETWORKING=yes
HOSTNAME=zaurus
GATEWAYDEV=
GATEWAY=

and after plug usb/lan adapter I get ip address 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0.
Where is that information comming from?
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something like this:

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DHCP=no
IPADDR=192.168.1.2
NETMASK=255.255.255.0
DOMAIN=
GATEWAY=192.168.1.1
DNS1=192.168.1.1
DNS2=

192.168.0.1 is the default and comes from net.agent which provides default values if the required fields are missing or empty...
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OK foud out ... but there is still error in script
dhcpd won't do the work getting IP address from DHCP server

dhcpcd will but it is not working for only once...
when I unplug and plug again eth0 I won't get IP address.
maybe put dhcpcd -k in front of dhcpcd eth0?
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i will have to add dhcpcd -k in the next update. dhcpd has already been changed to dhcpcd
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