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Re: Network problem

On Sat, 07 May 2011 16:49:07 +0100, AG wrote:

> On 07/05/11 16:39, Camaleón wrote:


>> Let's see... on a running system, once you edit the "/etc/network/
>> interfaces" file you also have to:
>> 1/ Restart the network service: /etc/init.d/networking restart 
>> 2/ Up the network interface: ifup eth0 
>> 3/ Check that all is fine: /sbin/ifconfig
>> (this is not needed after you restart the machine)
>> Try it and send the results. The rest of the files look normal so let's
>> focus on this.
> Here are the results of those three commands:
> $ sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart 
> sudo: unable to resolve host


Once you resolve the networking problem, you should look from where is 
coming that "sudo" error... Is it happening for any "sudo" command you 
type? :-?

> $ /sbin/ifconfig
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:90:47:05:a3:07
>            inet addr:  Bcast: 
>            Mask: inet6 addr: fe80::290:47ff:fe05:a307/64
>            Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>            RX packets:10700 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX
>            packets:10113 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>            collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>            RX bytes:8424815 (8.0 MiB)  TX bytes:1223781 (1.1 MiB)
>            Interrupt:18 Base address:0xec00


Hey, that seems to be the right one :-)

> The IP address is now consistent.
> Now is this likely to hold when I reboot so that I can access the Net?


Sure, and if not something is very badly broken. Restart the machine to 
be sure and if the IP address changes again, review your syslog.


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