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kevanf1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 13:35:47 BST 2004
Cheers Ron. I knew I had seen the bit to 'disable' a configured
device somewhere but could not for the life of me remember where :-)))
I'll see if that fixes my shutdown problem...
On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 08:51:35 +0100, Ron Wellsted <ron at wellsted.org.uk> wrote:
> 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
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