[Wolves] Gmail Invites

Ron Wellsted ron at wellsted.org.uk
Wed Oct 27 08:51:39 BST 2004

On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 23:15, Kevanf1 wrote:
> Here's a novelty a technical request from me :-)
> I have a 3Com ethernet 10/100 NIC installed in my Linux PC.  How can I
> prevent it from being detected during start up?  I know I could just
> take it out but I would rather leave it in place if possible because
> at some future point I may well need to use it.  I'm now running SuSE
> 9.1 Pro.  I think the NIC is causing a shut down problem.  I get to
> run level 6 attained but then it just hangs and I end up physically
> switching the PC off.

This could be because it is not configured with an IP address.  Within
Yast, select "Network Devices", "Already configured Devices", "Change". 
Select the 3Com card then click "Edit".  From "Advanced", select
"Detailed Settings".  Change "Device Activation" to "Disabled" then
click "OK" and next/finish to get out.


Ron Wellsted
ron at wellsted.org.uk
N 52.567623, W 2.137621
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