Changing ip from dhcp to static freezes
drew.einhorn at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 18:47:28 UTC 2007
The mouse moves, but clicking the buttons doesn't do anything.
I cycle power to restart and the network config is back to dhcp.
On 1/8/07, Rilindo Foster <webmaster at monzell.com> wrote:
> That's odd. Can you at least move your most when that happens?
> If you can't, you have bigger problems in your hands. Otherwise, it
> is probably writing the changes to file and the file was deleted
> before it finishes and start up the network. Of course, that is a
> guess, as I don't have enough info to make that determination.
> - Rilindo
> On Jan 8, 2007, at 1:03 PM, drew einhorn wrote:
> > I did an initial installation with dhcp cause it was easier, and I'd
> > fix it later when I had the info I needed for static.
> > Think my problem is related to configuring nis and nfs before I
> > remembered to setup the static ip address. But I could be barking up
> > the wrong tree. It may be some other change I've forgotten.
> > Anyway when I change to static ip using the gui at
> > System -> Administration -> Networking
> > the system freezes before the change takes effect.
> > The system configuration text files aren't where I used to looking
> > for them.
> > Need to go look at another box with static ip configured and hunt
> > around in /etc
> > --
> > Drew Einhorn
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