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Re: network problem

On Friday 02 January 2009, 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 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!

I think you need to be root to do that and make it stick.

Cheers, Gene
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