How to explicitly drop dynamic network connection in favor of static one?

Derek Broughton news at
Thu May 24 23:06:43 UTC 2007

Mitch Contla wrote:

> On 5/24/07, Danny Colligan <dannycolligan at> wrote:
>> My question is, what would be the "right way" to do this?  That is,
>> explicitly drop the DHCP connection in favor of the static one without
>> rebooting?
> Assuming eth0 and correct /etc/network/interfaces

There are people still using /etc/network/interfaces?

(OK, afaik network-manager still doesn't handle the static IP, but it does a
better job that /etc/network/interfaces for DHCP).

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