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

George Farris farrisg at
Fri May 25 15:22:58 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-25-05 at 10:47 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> >> 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.

In a perfect world maybe but it just isn't so.  Maybe by the time we get
to Gutsy it will be.  I continually have problems with Network Manager
and switch to dhcp on more than one laptop.  Sometimes it works great,
other times....

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