I'm using Ubuntu Jaunty in a DELL laptop and I have no problem connecting to wireless. The network manager is up and running in that sense.
My problem started when I had to configure a PPPoE connection in another house that also has to be connected to a wireless connection in order to work. So each time I turned the computer on it would automatically connect to the wireless and I had to run
It worked fine and I would be connected to both, the wireless and the PPPoE. But when I reboot my computer the wireless would be completely dead and even if I run the pppoeconf, it just wouldn't connect.Code:sudo pppoeconf
I finally learned, thanks to help provided in the forums, that to restore the wireless I had to edit /etc/network/interfaces to be:
iface lo inet loopback
#iface dsl-provider inet ppp
#pre-up /sbin/ifconfig/eth1 up # line maintained by pppoeconf
#iface eth1 inet manual
I then had to reboot and the computer and wireless would be working again...
So the questions is: Is there any way I could configure the laptop to connect to both wireless and PPPoE automatically without having to go through this whole process?
Thanks for reading such a long post, I appreciate any comments or help you may provide. Thanks!