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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