Fixed addresses for 8.04?
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Jan 19 06:02:08 UTC 2009
On Sunday 18 January 2009, Bruce Marshall wrote:
>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
>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
I have actually done that using a sudo session, It all looks ok, but if I quit
and reopen it, the old stuff has been set again. Repeated several times.
Where are the files this data is stored in?, I'll change them with vim and do
a chattr +i on them. That will no doubt give NM a terminal belly ache but at
this point, I could care less. I just want it to work.
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BAD CRAZINESS, MAN!!!
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