[Mageia-discuss] Temporarily changing IP address
annew at kde.org
Sat May 26 08:33:30 CEST 2012
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On 26/05/12 00:10, David W. Hodgins wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2012 04:28:53 -0400, Anne Wilson <annew at kde.org>
>> 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 name.
> If you want to have the file ignored, rename it to old.ifcfg-????
> instead of ifcfg-????.old
> Regards, Dave Hodgins
Thanks - a tip worth remembering for the future.
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