Re: need tool to configure network
On Sat, 03 Apr 2004 21:15:02 +0200, Christian Eyrich wrote
> my Debian system ran for months without problems. Now the address for
> the router to the internet changed and I don't know how to tell the
> system this permanently.
> I know how to do this manually (using route). But after rebooting
> I've the old address again. I know I can edit
> /etc/network/interfaces by hand, but there's this warning "etherconf
> DEBCONF AREA. DO NOT EDIT THIS AREA OR INSERT TEXT BEFORE IT" in it.
> So there must be a tool to do this - YaST does this in SUSE. I
> already installed etherconf but don't know how to use it (can't even
> start it), same with debconf.
Nah, Go ahead and edit /etc/network/interfaces
Then, just restart the networking daemon.
I've always done it this way. but I've never seen warning signs like you