|Apr 16, 2013, 04:02 PM||#1|
Wifi only if no ethernet?
So, sometimes my MBP is in a henge dock which has an Ethernet cable. Sometimes it's not. So I have both Ethernet and wifi connections defined. If both of them come up right around the same time, the system sometimes announces that my name (foo.local) is already in use, so it's renaming itself to "foo2.local". And then a while later, I plug it in, and it announces that "foo2.local" is already in use, so it's renaming itself to "foo3.local". And so on.
What I really want is, if the Ethernet comes up, don't bring up wifi at all. And if the Ethernet doesn't come up, bring up wifi. But I can't see an obvious way to do this. I don't want to manually pick locations; I'd rather put up with the mild annoyances of having both active than have to remember to pick locations when the Ethernet is hooked up.
Someone proposed a launchd-based solution for this, with a script that checks the state of the interfaces. Clever!
Last edited by therealseebs; Apr 16, 2013 at 04:30 PM.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|sharing wifi over ethernet||legoxx||OS X Mavericks (10.9)||13||Jan 25, 2014 02:34 PM|
|Wifi vs Ethernet||kisbys||OS X Mavericks (10.9)||12||Jan 14, 2014 10:45 AM|
|Airplay : wifi only or ethernet ?||FrenchPB||Apple TV and Home Theater||8||Nov 4, 2013 08:32 AM|
|How do I force Mac to use Ethernet connection when both WiFi and Ethernet are active?||petrucci666||OS X Mavericks (10.9)||2||Oct 28, 2013 09:54 PM|
|Wifi down, need help with Ethernet||connor.e||MacBook Pro||6||Sep 23, 2012 09:13 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:26 AM.