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Debian Configuration :: Wireless Only Works When Ethernet Cable Is Plugged In?


I have a debian-powered NAS (Buffalo LinkStation) and I want to configure the following behaviour: When ethernet (eth0) is plugged in, connect and get a static ip address (ie. 192.168.0.11) When a wireless usb-adapter (wlan0) is plugged in, connect to a wireless router (ie. "Ankkanet") get another static ip address (192.168.0.12)

My /etc/network/interfaces :

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static

[code]....

what could be causing wireless to disconnect when ethernet cable is unplugged?


View 3 Replies (Posted: 2011-07-09 09:14)

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