Re: Networking Q concerning /etc/network/interfaces
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Brian <email@example.com> writes:
> and hostname -i shows:
> 127.0.1.1 192.168.1.42
AFAIK, these days this only works if "192.168.1.42" is in "/etc/hosts"
or in the nis/nisplus/ldap equivalent.
> I vaguely remember bringing up the second address with ifconfig at
> some point, while tinkering with something that I no longer remember
> much about.
That would explain that eth0 has an IP address but isn't up.