[Lenny400] Better configuration for Ethernet

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Tue Sep 14 07:51:40 CEST 2010

Just a small note that there is a improvement for the Ethernet
interface startup.

Currently, the boot process waits for ifup eth0 to be finished
before a login appears. If no cable is plugged in, this needs 
quite a while (30-60 seconds) and prints some DHCP errors.

The solution is to replace 

auto eth0 

in /etc/network/interfaces with

allow-hotplug eth0

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