/etc/init.d/networking needs to be restarted

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 19:13:55 UTC 2011


On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 1:18 PM, scar <scar at drigon.com> wrote:
> Tom H @ 07/31/2011 03:44 AM:


>> You should have "iface eth0 inet manual" and not "iface eth0 inet dhcp".
>
> why's that?  how will eth0 get an IP address then?

It's not necessary. The box uses the bridge. For example, I'm sure
that I could clone an Ubuntu VM, set up an (unnecessary) bridge on my
client this way, and use br0 as my NIC rather than eth0 without a
hitch.


>> What's the output of "ifconfig" and "netstat -rn" before and after
>> "/etc/init.d/networking restart"?
>
> i'll let you know ASAP

OK.




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