Fixed addresses for 8.04?
bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Sun Jan 18 23:55:03 UTC 2009
On Sunday 18 January 2009, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Since it appears that the normal configuration (ifcfg-eth0 and friends)
> files have been deprecated and NM is doing it all, so how can I make it use
> a fixed local address? Setting the hostname and hosts files up correctly
> doesn't do it. NM apparently ignores everything but the hostname.
In 8.04 it should be as simple as going to:
system settings --> network settings --> <select interface> -->
configure interface --> <select manual> --> enter your IP address and
netmask (usually 255.255.255.0)
Also set default gateway under 'routes' and DNS under Domain name system
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