lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Nov]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: Network hardware: "Network Media Detection"
Date
Followup to:  <E167ja2-0004fF-00@carbon.btinternet.com>
By author: Jeff Snyder <je4d@pobox.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> Hi
> I was wondering if there was any way in linux to use what redmond calls
> "Network Media Detection"?
>
> That is, it detects the presence of a (10BaseT) cable in the back of the
> card.. and then does appropriate stuff (ifup/down, dhcpcd) when the event
> happens.
> I remember having this in W*nME, so can linux use it?
> if so can someone please give me some pointers to appropriate sites/howtos on
> how to use it?
>

This is basically taking the interface down when the link disappears
(and vice versa.) Rather useful for portable systems. Don't think
anyone has implemented it, but it should be easy enough to do.

-hpa
--
<hpa@transmeta.com> at work, <hpa@zytor.com> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot."
http://www.zytor.com/~hpa/puzzle.txt <amsp@zytor.com>
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:13    [W:0.055 / U:4.388 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site