[Novalug] new install of Fedora 8
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Fri Feb 29 16:52:19 EST 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 15:27 -0500, Jay Hart wrote:
> > # Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) LAN Controller
> > DEVICE=eth0
> > BOOTPROTO=static
> > BROADCAST=192.168.11.255
> > HWADDR=00:13:20:8C:76:A3
> > IPADDR=192.168.11.7
> > IPV6ADDR=
> > IPV6PREFIX=
> > NETMASK=255.255.255.0
> > NETWORK=192.168.11.0
> > ONBOOT=yes
> > This provides me with a static address. Notice the BOOTPROTO and the =
> > signs. Also, notice the DEVICE line. If the device line is missing,
> > things will not work. The network scripts uses this variable to find
> > it's device.
> >> bootproto=none (already set)
> >> onboot=yes (already set)
> > These looks a lot better. But use static - not none.
> So the setting for static ip addressing is static, not none. I'll try that.
Actually, I believe anything except "bootp" or "dhcp" will provide
static addressing. Refer
to /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/network-functions for details.
Paul W. Frields http://paul.frields.org/
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