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Old 03-25-2004, 11:01 PM   #1
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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

added the hostname and gateway

Changed the


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..
Old 03-26-2004, 12:26 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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