[ARMedslack] Bringing mlan0 up at boot

Dave Dowell dowelld at netscape.net
Fri Nov 30 17:21:12 UTC 2012

On 30/11/2012 17:18, Stuart Winter wrote:
>>> Exactly - if your WLAN is secured (most likely) then you'd need another
>>> service to help bring up the interface, so it doesn't seem that there's
>>> any value in adding this at boot.
>> But would it bring mlan0 up anyway, instead of typing:
>> ifconfig mlan0 up
> I don't think it'll make any difference since nothing in the Slackware rc
> scripts uses this - it's only the installer, as far as I can see.
> alienBOB added it some time ago to help speed up his own installations,
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Isn't that the reason for rc.local in the standard rc.scripts? Why not 
just add it there?


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