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

Derek Broughton news at
Fri May 25 13:47:18 UTC 2007

Matthew Flaschen wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> (OK, afaik network-manager still doesn't handle the static IP
> You make that sound like a minor detail, when static IPs are the
> foundation on which the internet is built.

For most of us, it _is_ a minor detail.  Very few desktop users need - or
can even get - static IPs.
>> , but it does a
>> better job than /etc/network/interfaces for DHCP).
> Then, it must be perfect, which is questionable given all the postings
> on this list...

It isn't perfect, but it's still more use than /etc/network/interfaces -
especially for mobile users - because it handles switching between
interfaces better.

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