On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 07:30:18PM +0100, Ernst-Magne Vindal wrote:
> On Sun, December 18, 2005 18:33, Ed Paris said:
> > Hi There,
> > When I installed Debian on one computer in our network I got a note at the
> > end of the installation that if I needed to revisit any settings that I
> > should run the base-config program. Well, I need to change the Eth0 net
> > address on this system. I had directly assigned the number during
> > install.
> > I have found a directory called /usr/lib/base-config/menu but I am not
> > sure
> > which program to start to reset the Eth0 IP address. I have tried all of
> > them that would start and did find the one naming the computer but nothing
> > on changing the IP address. Any help you can give me will be appreciated
> > as
> > I really don't want to have to reinstall Debian to make this change.
> > Thanks.
> > Take care,
> > Ed
> just edit /etc/network/interfaces and add entry for static or dhcp address.
> something like this for dhcp:
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> or for static address:
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet static
> address x.x.x.x
> netmask x.x.x.x
> network x.x.x.x
> broadcast x.x.x.x
> gateway x.x.x.x
> you mabye want to first run ifdown eth0
> edit the file
> and run ifup eth0
/usr/sbin/base-config - probably as root - will ask you the same
questions that you get in the base install.
- From: "Ed Paris" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Re: Eth0
- From: "Ernst-Magne Vindal" <email@example.com>