Re: How to install DHCP
On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 05:53:25PM +0200, Paul Huygen wrote:
> I am a bit reluctant to ask this seemingly simple question, but I
> could not find the answer in the docs:
> I have a computer that was connected to the Internet over ethernet with
> a fixed IP address. Recently the network manager requested to change
> to DHCP, and I cannot find out how I have to do that. So, can anybody
> help me to tell me how to do that?
/etc/network/interfaces makes it pretty easy. With dhcp-client
installed, make sure that /etc/network/interfaces contains the following
iface eth0 inet dhcp
'ifup eth0' and 'ifdown eth0' will then bring the interface up and down
respectively, and the interface will be brought up at boot-time.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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