Re: Cable on Linux
- To: Reza <email@example.com>
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Cable on Linux
- From: Michael Heldebrant <email@example.com>
- Date: 23 Sep 2001 13:46:04 -0500
- Message-id: <1001270765.20355.10.camel@sandworm>
- In-reply-to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- References: <email@example.com>
On Sun, 2001-09-23 at 13:34, Reza wrote:
> Actually I got static IP from rogers, but the weird
> thing is instead of having clientd-id as my hostname,
> I got my computer name in the host.. so, can you
> please help me in details?
So you actually call if-up with static in the /etc/interfaces file?
If thats the case you're going to set your /etc/hostname to the one they
gave you and make sure /etc/hosts has aliases to whatever name you want
to call your machine locally.
127.0.0.1 theirname whateveryouwant
If it's a "static" ip from dhcp protocol then you are going to need to
add an option in your /etc/network/interfaces file to the effect of:
iface eth0 inet dhcp