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Re: networking broken (ifup, route add)

On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 10:50:05PM -0500, Gregory Guthrie wrote:
> Help;
> after an apt-get fiasco, I seem mostly restored, but networking is still 
> broken.
> (Thanks for other hints on those recoveries)
> Symptoms:
> 1) I can manually add etho,
> but not localhost,
>          omega:/etc/apt# route add default gw
>          SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable
> 2) "ifup -a" fails:
>          omega:/etc/apt#ifup -a
>          /etc/network/interfaces: Function not implemented
>          ifup: couldn't read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces"
>          omega:/etc/apt#
> Thus, routing is broken, and I have lots of subsidiary resulting problems.

Place the appropriate lines in - /etc/network/interfaces
and run -
# /etc/init.d/networking restart

Using you're settings the file should have the following format -
iface eth0 inet static

See - man interfaces for more.  If you get errors post them to the list.

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     First line of "The Panther" - R. M. Rilke

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