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Re: network problem



Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> I have a small home LAN that I am starting to upgrade from FC9 to FC10.
> As the network is still "hardwired" with ethernet cable and the boxes
> all have static IP addresses I would like to continue using the old
> network service rather than NetworkManager.
> 
> After installing FC10 on one of the machines without problems, I stopped
> and disabled NetworkManager and configured the network using the widget
> System -> Administration -> Network from the gnome desktop and filling
> in the "DNS" and "Hosts" information as with FC9. But then I made a typo
> in editing device etho under the "Devices" tab -- I accidentally typed
> in the gateway address instead of 255.255.255.0 in the "Subnet mask"
> field. Now whenever I try correcting this from the "network" widget the
> field reverts back to what I mistakenly typed in before. This is
> apparently why I can't reach the network from this box.
> 
> Is there an easy fix to this -- short of doing the installation over?
> Thanks for the help!
> 
> Jerry
> 
I am old school when it comes to network configuration - I would
edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 and change the values
for NETMASK and GATEWAY there. Then run "service network restart" to
use the new values.

Mikkel
-- 

  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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