/etc/network/interfaces strange behaviour

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at lightcubesolutions.com
Fri Jun 20 19:09:08 UTC 2008

On Jun 20, 2008, at 2:53 PM, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On Jun 20, 2008, at 2:37 PM, Mario Spinthiras wrote:
>> When the machine came back up (power) , it got an address by DHCP
>> though the settings in the interfaces file said static with all
>> relevant addressing. This is not something new to me , I have dealt
>> with Linux machines for almost 10 years now. I just cannot seem to
>> understand why it did this. Checking the interfaces file again , the
>> only thing I had seemed to forget is the broadcast
>> directive which denotes the network number and nothing more.

Hrm... Actually, as I go through this a bit more, this may be a side  
effect of NetworkManager. See http://www.gnome.org/projects/NetworkManager/ 
  and 'man NetworkManager'.

Which version of Ubuntu are you using?

Jeremy Huntwork
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