[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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