On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, Daniel Drake wrote:

> Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> > 
> > I meant, I don't think "ifconfig ... down" state should power down the
> > device. AFAIK, you boot with a ethX unconfigured, then you start a dhcp
> > client WITHOUT bringing the interface up, and it communicates over the
> > interface to auto-configure it and thereby bring it up. With the current
> > zd1211rw you cannot start dhcp without first bringint it up, which is a bit
> > weird. Not a big problem, AFAICS, but unusual.
> 
> No, it's perfectly normal. Most dhcp clients (e.g. dhcpcd) bring up the
> interface if it is down before trying to do anything.

Ok, maybe you're right, I give up (for now):-)

Thanks
Guennadi
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Guennadi Liakhovetski

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