[SWLUG] Any problems if I put in second network card?
phil at trig222.f9.co.uk
Sun Oct 5 20:03:44 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-10-05 at 18:57 +0100, Neil Jones wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I have a machine where the network cable is actually plugged into the
> mother board via a little metal box,
> It is clearly malfunctioning. I have swapped cables and even tried it
> under Windows. It does not connect.
> I am thinking of sticking a proper network card into the machine.
> Can anyone foresee any problems?
> How do I persuade linux to ignore the old connection? Will it be ignored
> anyway as it does not work?
If you go into the bios, you should be able to disable the on-board LAN,
then all should be fine.
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