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Re: network configuration for Eth0

On Fri, 01 May 2009 05:36:06 -0400, Paul Cartwright posted:

> I seemed to have a problem with my static setup of eth0 that stopped my
> debian lenny setup from coming up correctly.

This doesn't tell us anything that we could use to troubleshoot. Do you
mean the system doesn't come up or just doesn't come up the way you want

> I kept getting errors in logs.

If you would detail the errors, it might be easier to make a
troubleshooting decision of what to check first.

> To redo my network config, just eth0, what is the best way to do it.
> I tried dpkg-reconfigure ifupdown, but that didn't change the interfaces
> file. this is what I had that didn't work:
> #static setup
> #auto eth0
> #iface eth0 inet static
> #address
> #netmask
> #broadcast
> here is what I have now:
> what's wrong with it?

Do you by any chance have network-manager running on the system?

I agree with Celejar, did you leave part of your description out or do you
mean that it is now blank?

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