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Old 05-25-2004, 01:05 PM   #1
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ifconfig eth0 up

As su or user

ifconfig eth0 down
ifconfig eth0 up

does nothing on my ThinkPad 600x

Actuall pulling the PCMCIA card out and waiting for the second beep
then puting it back in is the only way to get a new/renewed IP address.

Any ideas?

I dont like jerking the card
Old 05-25-2004, 01:16 PM   #2
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Try running:
Old 05-25-2004, 07:01 PM   #3
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ok I feel stupid

I dont have dhcclient on my machine

Old 05-26-2004, 07:40 AM   #4
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"ifconfig eth0 up" doesnt work if your ethernet get ip from DHCP.
ifdown eth0
ifup eth0
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You also can try to restart the whole network:

/etc/init.d/network restart
Old 06-28-2004, 04:53 PM   #6
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Thats what I was looking for

Old 06-29-2004, 02:43 AM   #7
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you may try to start the pcmcia services earlier than the network services

Change the Snnpcmcia to something lower than Snnnetwork. That is, if pcmcia starts as S24pcmcia and network starts at S10network, you can make pcmcia start at S09pcmcia.


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