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Old 10-14-2005, 09:29 PM   #1
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how to specify default network interface?


This is likely a very simple question...i just don't have the answer offhand. Let's say i installed debian with eth0 as my default network interface, however, i have now switched to wireless and want eth2 to be my default interface. What do i need to do so that at boot eth2 will be configured automatically instead of eth0? I greatly appreciate any thoughts.

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Old 10-14-2005, 10:42 PM   #2
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Try:
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route del default
route add default gw <IP OF GATEWAY FOR ETH2>
 
Old 10-15-2005, 04:15 AM   #3
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and dont forget to add it to
/etc/network/interfaces
(with the correct syntax)
or to your boot script
 
  


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