Help me connect on campus?
cliffo at u.washington.edu
Fri Jun 14 14:32:10 PDT 2002
I noticed the same problem on a friends computer.
I think the issue is that ifup and ifdown don't necessarily take care of
dhcpd correctly. In his case, we would set the ip address manually but
dhcpd would change it again after a few minutes.
To solve the problem when you need static ip addresses, make sure dhcpd is
On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Ethan Merritt wrote:
> > Yes! Please don't reboot linux for networking changes (unless you
> > are just testing that is). Rebooting is still primarily a windoze
> > solution.
> That may be, but I have not had much luck switching between DHCP
> and static IPs without rebooting. Is there some trick to it besides
> and bringing the network down and up again?
> I''ve tried that I don't know how many times without success,
> although it reboots just fine after the switch.
> Am I missing a step?
> Ethan A Merritt merritt at u.washington.edu
> Biomolecular Structure Center Box 357742
> University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
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