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Old 08-04-2003, 07:05 PM   #1
carolw
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Dynamically change ip address on boot up


I have a stand alone system that is running RH 8.0 Kernal ver. (2.4.18-24.8.0) using grub bootloader 0.92. on a 32 MB compact flash card. My connection to this box is via COM1 Hyperterminal. I need to use this box in 2 different locations and I have been trying to modify the startup scripts to include a simple menu system to set the boxes ip address with the appropriate ip depending on the location. Is there a way to do this either in the grub.conf, inittab, or network script files???? The echo command does not show up in the startup script files.

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Old 08-04-2003, 08:12 PM   #2
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man ifconfig

Not a joke... the answer is really in there.

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Old 08-05-2003, 02:08 AM   #3
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What I do is to append a variable
LOCATION="suchandsuch"
in lilo, and then evaluate that from
the startup-script :}

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