networking issues in Intrepid

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Dec 3 01:20:03 UTC 2008

Christian wrote:

> Hi all,
> I did not have to do this in Hardy and I am trying to find a solution
> to this. If I don't have these lines in my /etc/network/interfaces
> file it doesn't work: auto lo eth0
> iface lo inet loopback
> iface eth0 inet dynamic
> I then need to run the dhclient command each time after I reboot the
> system. Then everything is working fine. As I said, I didn't have to
> do this in Hardy. Any ideas? Best regards and thanks,

1) You shouldn't need _anything_ in /etc/network/interfaces for eth0 
(putting anything there prevents NetworkManager handling it)

2) "dynamic" looks wrong - surely it's "dhcp"

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