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Re: Networking Q concerning /etc/network/interfaces

On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 2:33 PM, Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sun 12 Feb 2012 at 13:34:45 -0500, Tom H wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Harry Putnam <reader@newsguy.com> wrote:

>>> What explains this apparent anomaly?
>> I can't explain why eth0 has an Ip address but it isn't "UP".
> It's also bothered me as assigning an IP address automatically makes
> eth0 'UP'. But then taking the interface down afterwards leaves it with
> an address so only ' BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1' is shown
> in the output of ifconfig.

Thanks, I saw this explanation earlier in the thread.

>> Is eth1 being brought up by Network Manager?
> Apparently so.

Yes, and the last dmesg output proves it.

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