Forcing static address in 12.04
kauer at biplane.com.au
Wed Jun 10 00:28:20 UTC 2015
On Tue, 2015-06-09 at 14:43 -0700, rikona wrote:
> 2532 pts/0 S+ 0:00 grep --color=auto NetworkManager
OK - NetworkManager is NOT running. Good - makes things easier.
> > sudo ifup eth0
> RTNETLINK ANSWERS: File exists
> Failed to bring up eth0.
Good - looks like eth0 might already be ready and running. Does it show
up in "ifconfig"? If it does, can you send us the line that looks like
this (some words may be missing):
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> > ping -c 4 192.168.144.8
> got it
What does "got it" mean? That you saw ping responses? Please tell us
what the responses were (one is enough if they were all very similar).
If you did get ping responses that is good news, it means that the
interface is basically working.
> > ping -c 4 188.8.131.52
> with 192.168.144.233:
> do you want to ping broadcast? Then -b
This suggests that you left those incorrect "broadcast" and "network"
entries in /etc/network/interfaces. If so, make sure
that /etc/network/interfaces contains only the lines I supplied, and try
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)
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