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Problem switching to static IP address

If you are using GNOME on your live CD, make sure gnome-terminal is installed.

On 6/16/08, Thomas H. George <lists at tomgeorge.info> wrote:
> I have built a very nice Debian Live CD but with two problems.
> One, I can't switch to the static IP addressed used by my lan.  I
> included a copy of my interfaces file in chroot_local-includes.  When I
> boot from the CD I can substitute this file in /etc/network but I can't
> find a way to shutdown the network and restart it with the substituted
> file.  I must have failed to include some package as there is no network
> entry in the Debian/Applications drop down list.
> (Bringing along my special config files does work very nicely in other
> cases.  Specifically, I have an xorg.conf file which allows me to use a
> Wacom tablet.  After booting from the cd I substitute a copy of this
> file and restart gdm and the Wacom tablet works perfectly.)
> My second problem must also be an omitted package as only root has a
> terminal window.
> The CD is 575 MB.  I hope a couple small packages might correct these
> problems without taking more than the remaining space.
> Tom
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