Ubuntu 9.04: overzealous DHCP client
mav at cuma.i-did-not-set--mail-host-address--so-tickle-me
Wed Oct 7 18:22:17 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Reilly <sfreilly at roadrunner.com> writes:
Steve> Maurizio Vitale wrote:
>> I switched to DHCP using the Network Manager in order to connect
>> directly to my ADSL modem and debug a few issues I had.
>> Upon switching back to static IP assignment (the switching itself
>> works) I find myself switched back after a few tens of minutes
>> (haven't figured out if it is on the hour, but I have nothing in
>> my cron.hourly).
>> Somebody knows who might be the culprit and point me in the right
>> direction? Before touching the Network Manager for setting DHCP
>> I've been running with static assignment since 8.10.
Steve> apt-get install wicd
Thanks, that was it. I'm not sure the Network Manager doesn't do static
assignment right, because things were working with static IP set through
But I did have wicd running and that was re-establishing its own setting
and querying the DHCP server periodically.
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