[Mageia-discuss] Temporarily changing IP address

David W. Hodgins davidwhodgins at gmail.com
Sat May 26 01:10:07 CEST 2012

On Thu, 24 May 2012 04:28:53 -0400, Anne Wilson <annew at kde.org> wrote:

> I had problems getting back to the original static IP on a permanent
> basis.  I had renamed the temporary config file, expecting that it
> would make it invisible to the network, but oddly enough, that didn't
> work.  Deleting the temporary config altogether solved my problem.

The scripts that process the network config files look for any files
that start with ifcfg- and assume whatever follows that is the interface

If you want to have the file ignored, rename it to old.ifcfg-????
instead of ifcfg-????.old

Regards, Dave Hodgins

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