Is there a way to force the network connection to be active before logging in?
I have a debian (squeeze 6.0.5 64 bit) workstation, and I would like the network connection to be activated directly on powerup. Right now, the network connection (wired LAN, DHCP) activates only when I log in.
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5). # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface allow-hotplug eth0 #NetworkManager#iface eth0 inet dhcp