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Old 04-29-2004, 03:16 PM   #1
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eth0 ifup

Odd problem on RH WS 3.0. I assign an IP static to eth0.

Use ifup eth0. Can't get a connection to the network. Reboot. Connection.

Now that I have a connection, I use ifdown eth0 and it brings the connection down. I use ifup eth0 the IP address, mask and route all there; no connection. Reboot. Connection. Anybody ever see this before?

Dell 8600 w/ broadcom 440

Old 04-29-2004, 03:23 PM   #2
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Do you use dhcp? In that case try to run or rerun dhcpcd. I think the problem is that you have assigned a statically ip on a dhcp-network.
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There is no DHCP and if my client does not send out a dhcp client broadcast then there should be no conflict. I would be interested in hearing how a statically assigned IP may not work in a dhcp environment. Got any references to such a thing?



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