[clug] Network auto-detection?

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Thu Nov 4 22:10:59 GMT 2004

On 4 Nov 2004, at 17:41, Stephen Rothwell wrote:

> apt-get install laptop-net
> it notices when your network loses and gains link on your ethernet

Wow... almost exactly what I wanted. Thanks for the pointer.

Now that I know to search for "automatic" and "network", I found
  - intuitively - Automatic IP configuration detection for laptops
  - waproamd - WLAN roaming daemon
  - whereami - Automatically reconfigure your (laptop) system for a new 

> Ain't Debian grand?  If there ain't at least three competing packages
> for it, you don't need it.

So obviously I need this tool :)

Many thanks to all who responded on and off list
Alex Satrapa

"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we 
can solve them."  --Isaac Asimov
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