On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 13:22:03 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote: > Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote: > >>> If you create an ifdown-wireless script, it should get called >>> automatically. You can look at the /sbin/ifdown script to see what >>> script it looks for, and when they are run. >>> >> [...] >> >> Your suggestion didn't work, because near the bottom of /sbin/ifdown it >> had: >> DEVICE = wlan0 >> DEVICETYPE = eth >> whereas in order to work as indicated, it needed: >> DEVICETYPE=wireless >> . >> This looks like a bug to me but I am sure there will be better informed >> judgments. In any case, the information provided allowed me to easily >> hack the result I needed. > > Maybe you need to say "TYPE=wireless" in > /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0 ? > [...] /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0 already has "TYPE=Wireless" (note cap), and this does not appear where needed above. Mike.