[CentOS] wired network switch to wireless if not active
robert.chiodini-1 at ksc.nasa.gov
Wed Mar 1 13:47:42 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 17:18 -0500, Jerry Geis wrote:
> I am wondering how one PC with a wired and wireless connection
> can have the wired IP active as long as there is a connection then if
> wired connection goes away to then automatically, go wireless, then
> if wired comes back alive go back to wired.
> Is that kind of setup possible, if so how.
> This unit is always on - I just want whichever network is active and
> faster to be the active connection. The IP addresses for wired would
> and wireless 192.168.1.20. GW is 192.168.1.1.
I thought this could be handled through the metric option to the route
command, but now I'm not so sure. My test config was a little different
than you proposed. My wireless is not on the same subnet as my wired.
Anyway, you might take a look at ifplugd.
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