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Re: Setting IP address not working

Alan Chandler wrote:

>On Wednesday 15 June 2005 18:59, Kent West wrote:
>uring network interfaces...ifup: interface lo already configured
>>This disturbs me. If you've just taken networking down, why is lo
>>already configured?
>>Try "/etc/init.d/networking stop"
>>then "ifconfig"
>>and report the results.
>root@kanger alan # /etc/init.d/networking stop
>Deconfiguring network interfaces...done.
>root@kanger alan # ifconfig
>lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
>          inet addr:  Mask:
Okay; that's apparently not an issue. I just tried the same test on my
box and got the same results.

I can't understand why your /etc/network/interfaces file is being
ignored. It makes no sense to me. Maybe the permissions on the file?

> westk[@westek]:/home/westk:> ls -l /etc/network/interfaces
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 410 2004-11-12 20:37 /etc/network/interfaces

Do you have another kernel you can try?

Do you have a LiveCD you can try?

Kent West
Technology Support
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