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Re: Adding a 2nd NIC (again)

On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 11:22, Michael Boyd wrote:

> I managed to lay my hands on a 2nd 3Com 3c509b NIC at the end of last
> week and put it in my old 486 firewall.  When the machine boots it knows
> that eth0 and eth1 are NICs.  My question is, how do I assign an IP
> address to the 2nd card?  I modified the 'interfaces' file last night
> but that didn't seem to do it so I changed it back.

from /etc/network/interfaces
# ethernet to our private network
iface eth1 inet static
#  network
#  broadcast

from /etc/lilo.conf

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