How to configure PC for wired/static and wired/DHCP networks?

Tom H tomh0665 at
Wed Oct 27 13:11:14 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 8:43 AM, Christopher Chan
<christopher.chan at> wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 27, 2010 07:57 PM, Tapas Mishra wrote:
>> I want my netbook to connect automatically to both the office
>> wired/static network and to the usual wired/DHCP networks.
> Not possible unless you have two interfaces. How is the software
> supposed to know when to load the office network and when not to?

If this is in different locations rather than simultaneous, ifupdown
provides to be used in "/etc/network/interfaces" to
determine which configuration to use.

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