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Old 03-26-2004, 12:01 AM   #1
delphig
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Network Initialize


Been playing with Fedora...

All worked fine on my DHCP connection..

Now I've moved the box to the office with a static IP address
having some issues with the switch from dhcp to static


I changed the file

network
added the hostname and gateway


Changed the

ifcfg-eth0

changed the bootproto to static
Set the Ip address
and the netmask

Where else do I need to change things so it works on startup?
I have to ifconfig eth0 ipaddress for it to initialize

when I reboot all is lost again..

Thanks for helpin a newb out..
Cheers
 
Old 03-26-2004, 01:26 AM   #2
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Is your dhcp client running on bootup maybe? If it is then after the init.d scripts configure your intereface statically, your dhcp client comes along and over writes those settings.
 
  


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