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Old 10-28-2011, 05:29 PM   #1
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Where do ip settings get stored?


Hi everyone. I am using a proprietary build of linux. I believe that it is based upon Enterprise SUSE.

Anyway. I need to know where the IP address settings such as IP address, netmask, and/or DHCP settings are stored?

I looked at openSUSE 11.2 and I see the settings are stored in /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0, but when I look at my proprietary build of linux I cannot find the file ifcfg-ethx anywhere?

Is there an alternate method to store network settings?

Thanks
 
Old 10-28-2011, 05:34 PM   #2
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Hey there!

I'm using Arch Linux, my networking stuff is stored in /etc/rc.conf...maybe it's the same for you??

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Thor
 
Old 10-28-2011, 06:10 PM   #3
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Hmm. I looked for rc.conf and couldn't find it anywhere.

It is possible that the IP settings just exist in memory and are not actually written to a file?

when I reboot my system, the network settings are not kept.
 
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This might help:

http://linuxmafia.com/pub/linux/suse...chapter10.html
 
  


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