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Re: Two fixed network cards

ThanhVu Nguyen <thanhvunguyen@psu.edu> writes:

> I have a slightly different situation,  at home my machine has a fixed
> static address in my local network.  But at school it uses dhcp.  Both
> places use wired ethernet so I only deal with 1 eth0 here.  So is there
> a way / or tool that can help me do this task  
> what I am having now is 2 /etc/network/interface file, one for home ,
> one for school and I have to change them according to where am I.  An
> automated task would be good.  

Note that you can do things by hand but still only have one
/etc/network/interfaces file:

# cat /etc/network/interfaces
iface eth0 inet dhcp
iface net-home inet static
# ifdown eth0
# ifup eth0=net-home

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