Re: change IP and default route.
On Thu, 04 Nov 2004 18:53:15 +0000, Dr. David Kirkby
> I installed a system on a company network with a fixed IP
> (188.8.131.52), but recently bought a small router. The PC will now
> have to use the router as the default route, and I will make the IP
> The following commands do what I want
> # ifconfig eth0 192.168.123.1 netname 255.255.255.0 # set my IP to
> # route add default gw 192.168.123.254
> But how do I set this to happen automatically? I changed the IP in
> /etc/hosts, and had an attempt at changing /etc/gateways, but clearly
> not successfully, as the routing does work after a reboot - I need to
> type these commands again.
edit the file: /etc/network/interfaces
iface eth0 inet static
and than: /etc/init.d/network restart
Jonathan Colaço - Jc