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Re: ifup fails for static IP address. Is ifcfg wrong?



Actually, this was a fresh installation. I had been running Debian
before and had reformatted everything but /home.

Art Edwards

On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 09:31:44AM -0500, Robert Nichols wrote:
> Art Edwards wrote:
> >I dug a little deeper and found that the ifcfg-eth0 in default had the 
> >wrong IP address--one that was actually in use. When I changed that value, 
> >all started to work. I really don't know why the ifcfg-eth0 script in 
> >
> >/etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default
> >
> >is different from that in
> >
> >/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts.
> >
> >In fact, I really don'tunderstand why there are two. Why not symbolic 
> >links?
> 
> Was this installation an upgrade?  The FC5 installer creates only the
> one file in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts, and that appears to be
> sufficient.  If you (re)configure with system-config-network, there
> will be two additional hard links to that same file:
> 
>    3290919 ./sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
>    3290919 ./sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0
>    3290919 ./sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/ifcfg-eth0
> 
> It looks like you got a broken setup with some files left over
> from a previous installation.
> 
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