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Old 05-10-2011, 06:45 PM   #1
carlosinfl
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I noticed that when my server boots up, it's network interface on eth0 is always down and I always must run the 'ifup eth0' command in order to get it to work for some reason. I checked my configuration and it looks legit to me...

Code:
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
# and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# The primary network interface
allow-hotplug eth0
iface eth0 inet static
        address 192.168.0.209
        netmask 255.255.255.0
        network 192.168.0.0
        broadcast 192.168.0.255
        gateway 192.168.0.1
        # dns-* options are implemented by the resolvconf package, if installed
        dns-nameservers 10.1.1.6 10.1.1.7
        dns-search iamghost.org
Anyone know why my system is booting with out bringing up my eth0 interface?
 
Old 05-10-2011, 07:06 PM   #2
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I think

auto eth0 is missing before

iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.0.209
netmask 255.255.255.0
network 192.168.0.0
broadcast 192.168.0.255
gateway 192.168.0.1
# dns-* options are implemented by the resolvconf package, if installed
dns-nameservers 10.1.1.6 10.1.1.7
dns-search iamghost.org

Should look like this:

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.0.209
netmask 255.255.255.0
network 192.168.0.0
broadcast 192.168.0.255
gateway 192.168.0.1
# dns-* options are implemented by the resolvconf package, if installed
dns-nameservers 10.1.1.6 10.1.1.7
dns-search iamghost.org

Last edited by T3RM1NVT0R; 05-10-2011 at 07:55 PM.
 
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Old 05-11-2011, 02:08 AM   #3
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Indeed, you are missing the "auto eth0" part as stated above.
 
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:37 AM   #4
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Thanks and appreciate the answer. Helpful!
 
  


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