Re: setting up a static IP address
On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:49:24 +0000 (UTC), Steve Kleene writes:
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> # The primary network interface
> allow-hotplug eth0
> iface eth0 inet static
> address 10.97.14.253
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> gateway 10.97.14.1
> auto eth0
> Connectivity is fine except that it's not at the assigned static IP (as
> judged by ifconfig -a).
You sure "ifconfig eth0" still doesn't return 10.97.14.253? Did you
restart the networking service? That is, "invoke-rc.d networking restart"?