I don't know much about Plug-and-play(tm) or PCMCIA (which is
different!), but I do know that Linux is pretty plug-and-play (no TM)
when it comes to autodetecting hardware. IMHO, it's considerably
better at it than NT or Win95 -- but I haven't dealt with a lot of
Try www.linuxhq.com and look for the plug-and-play HOWTO and the PCMCIA
HOWTO. I think they both exist.
> Are you then able to do an accept() of a connection coming in from
> either network card? etc.
Once a network card is configured (which can indeed be done after you
boot) you can accept() connections coming in on it.
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