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Re: starting Fedora Server SIG



On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 08:33:48AM -0700, Jerry James wrote:
> Then could you tell me, please, how to fix an issue I've got with a
> server running F-9 that has a static IP address?  I've edited
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0.  It contains (among other
> settings):
> 
> DEVICE=eth0
> BOOTPROTO=none
> ONBOOT=yes
> NM_CONTROLLED=no
> IPADDR=xx.xx.xx.xx
> 
> Everything works fine *except* that ONBOOT=yes is not honored.  On
> boot, eth0 is not up.  I have to go login to the machine's console and
> "ifup eth0" before I get a network connection.  After that it behaves
> perfectly.  This wasn't so much of a problem when the machine in
> question was 50 feet from my desk, but it is currently 45 miles from
> my desk and that IS a problem.  Thanks,

Try a "chkconfig --list network".  It should be on for levels 2-5.  If
it isn't, you haven't enabled the old-style networking, explaining
your problem.

  OG.


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