network profiles in FC1

Jack Bowling jbinpg at
Mon Nov 10 02:19:08 UTC 2003

On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 05:04:19PM -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
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> On Sunday 09 November 2003 17:03, Jack Bowling wrote:
> > Speaking of network profiles, I seem to recall that somebody had
> > hacked a way to select them via the bootloader on startup rather than
> > waiting til after boot (which seems cumbersome). I did a google
> > search but couldn't find anything relevant. Pointers appreciated.
> You can specify the profile as a kernel option.  I do believe it's: 
> netprofile=profilename
> So in grub, on the kernel line, just add that.  Duplicate the line and 
> change the profile name for another kernel choice.
> Basically you'll have identical kernel choices, just one loads one 
> profile, the other loads another.

Thanks, Jesse. Will try this.

Jack Bowling
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