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Re: Networking Q concerning /etc/network/interfaces

On Sun 12 Feb 2012 at 19:32:31 +0000, Camaleón wrote:

> On Sun, 12 Feb 2012 19:08:11 +0000, Brian wrote:
> > In the post you responded to there is:
> > 
> >    I have connected something to the other ethernet port now ... and so
> >    ifconfig -a reports (with me doing nothing special but having
> >    rebooted):
> > 
> > and
> > 
> >    both have received a dns served address (the one ending 42 is hard
> >    coded at the router by MAC.  The range 100-150 is left for misc).
> Yes, I already read it but when he said "the other ethernet port" I 
> thought he was referring to "eth1", of course, because there's no mistery 
> otherwise.

"the other ethernet port" is ambiguous but the second statement and the
ifconfig output make it clearer.

Who wants mystery? A clear statement of the perceived problem would be
sufficient. Rebooting has altered the previous network settings and it
is not certain we are dealing with the same situation as originally

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