[Mageia-discuss] Temporarily changing IP address

Doug Lytle support at drdos.info
Tue May 22 11:56:52 CEST 2012

Anne Wilson wrote:
> I'm struggling with this.  It worked perfectly for getting the
> temporary ip address, but I'm having great difficulty persuading it to
> use the original eth0 address.

One other thing just came to mind.  Shorewall gets installed by default 
and blocks many things for me.  I have to temporarily disable it.  
Again, from the command line as root:

service shorewall stop
service iptables stop

See if that help,


Ben Franklin quote:

"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

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