Configuring the network script (Chapter 7) with Debian Lenny as host

Chris Staub chris at
Sun Mar 14 22:21:20 PDT 2010

On 03/15/2010 12:58 AM, Simon Geard wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-03-14 at 17:19 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> that can be an issue on a laptop that has both wireless and wired nics.
> That should be a very rare case, I think. Wireless devices will
> generally be named wlan* by the kernel, and wired devices will be eth*.
> That's the case on my desktop (with a wireless card), and on every
> laptop I've used in recent years...
> Simon.

Not always...on my laptop with Intel Pro Wireless, the wireless is 
called "eth0" by default.

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