Re: change IP and default route.
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On Thursday, 04.11.2004 at 19:16 +0000, Joe wrote:
> In message <2WV0i-4Rpfirstname.lastname@example.org>, Dr. David Kirkby
> <email@example.com> writes
> > 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.
> The file you need is /etc/network/interfaces. It's fairly
> self-explanatory, or man interfaces for the whole story..
You might also like to try:
apt-get install etherconf
"This package provides a debconf-based interface to configuring the
Ethernet on your system."
Dave Ewart - firstname.lastname@example.org - jabber: email@example.com
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