Re: Re: DHCP to static without reboot?
On Sat, 25 Aug 2018, Mark Pavlichuk wrote:
> ifdown doesn't seem to work. It seems to complete successfully with messages
> about a released DHCP address, but ifconfig shows the interface is still up, a
> ping will be returned etc... Though if I try another ifdown it will say the
> interface is not configured.
> If I then make configuration changes, then ifup, ifconfig will show no change.
> Mark Pavlichuk
Since man ifdown says the commands only work on "...network interfaces
based on interface definitions in the file /etc/network/interfaces," my
guess would be that you have used another method? or altered the
interfaces file while the iface is up?
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