stupid networking question

Thomas Otterbein th.otterbein at
Thu Jan 8 13:44:38 CET 2009

> You should only use "auto usb0" or "allow-hotplug usb0" but not both at
> the same time. For me it only works with auto and not hotplug but don't
> ask why. ;)
Yes but it seems that entering both does not do any harm. The networking 
configuration uses the latest statement (allow-hotplug) while stupid 
NetworkManager only looks for "auto" to release his grip on the devices. So 
both get what they need to work properly and everyone is happy.

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