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Re: Network Manager, Firefox and more on FC10



On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 9:09 PM, Tom Horsley <tom horsley att net> wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Feb 2009 20:19:33 -0800
> Aldo Foot wrote:
>
>> You're not missing it. The option to set an static ip is just not there.
>> Maybe if one uses 'linux askmethod' and chooses NFS or some other
>> network type install it would ask for net info. I've only install from
>> DVD, but it occurs to me that a NFS install would force you to enter static
>> ip info.
>
> There is a 'asknetwork' boot parameter I turn on when installing from
> hard disk that gets it to ask me about the network connection, and I
> have successfully defined a static IP at install time that way (of
> course, it doesn't work right after the system boots till you disable
> NetworkManager and enable network :-).
>

Nice tip. Thanks. So I take it you get to the boot prompt by
frantically pressing
the ESC key?
That NM thing is like the hiccups that woudn't go away...  :-)

~af


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