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Re: Review needed: netspeed_applet



Per Bjornsson wrote :

> On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 09:56 -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 07:44 -0700, Aaron Kurtz wrote:
> > > Mmm, my wireless card at wlan0 gets the squiggle. Is your atheros a eth?
> > > card? Either way, you might want to mention it to the developer.
> > 
> > My centrino (eth1) gets the network card icon. I wonder if its merely
> > determining icon off device name, and not what that device name actually
> > is.
> 
> The Atheros Madwifi driver enjoys being special and calls the device
> ath0. It really sounds like "known names" (wlanX for the wireless case)
> get specific icons and the others get the network card by default. I'll
> bring this up with the developer.

Then easy workaround for this particular case :

alias wlan0 ipw2100
options ipw2100 ifname=wlan%d

Or ipw2200 depending on your card. I like having wlan0.

Matthias

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