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Re: problem fixing eth0 IP



              iface eth0 inet static
                   address 192.168.1.1
                   netmask 255.255.255.0

On Monday 23 July 2007 08:29, Robert Cates wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've just got my new machine running Etch.  This machine is a server, so no
> GUI or XWindows.  I have the DHCP3-Client and DHCP3-common installed (by
> default) which gets an IP just fine.  But now I want to assign a fixed
> non-DHCP IP to the NIC.
>
> I can use ifconfig to change the IP, but when I reboot the machine, DHCP
> gets the other IP again.  How can I fix this so that the IP I want assigned
> is permanent?
>
> Thanks in advance!
> Robert
>
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