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

Adam McGreggor lists at
Sat May 26 23:48:33 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 10:47:18AM -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> 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).

better for whom? certainly not for me.

> > 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.

I find my config/set-up works *fine* for my mobile use; never had a
problem that warn't a typo/key-misread on my account.

Invariably, I can do things faster, and with greater ease where I have
control over the minutae through CLI approaches.

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