localhost or LAN addresses in /etc/hosts

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Tue Dec 16 15:45:50 UTC 2008

Chris G wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 08:50:54AM -0500, Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>> NoOp wrote:
>>> For others that advocate DHCP on a small local network:
>>> The advantages of static IP's in a small local network are even more
>>> evident when you use VPN's, VNC, or a central printer - particularly if
>>> you use IPP to connect to the printer.
>> I don't suppose the network-manager bugs have been fixed yet, have they? 
>> On my machine after upgrading to 8.10 I could no longer use a static IP!
>> THAT is a PITA!
> It worked for me, I think I had to 'persuade' network-manager a bit
> but it made it in the end.

How did you "persuade" it? Dangle a magnet in front of the CPU and smile 

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