starting Fedora Server SIG

Bill Nottingham notting at
Thu Nov 13 20:45:12 UTC 2008

Jerry James (loganjerry at said: 
> Then could you tell me, please, how to fix an issue I've got with a
> server running F-9 that has a static IP address?  I've edited
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0.  It contains (among other
> settings):
> DEVICE=eth0
> ONBOOT=yes
> IPADDR=xx.xx.xx.xx
> Everything works fine *except* that ONBOOT=yes is not honored.

You need to either set NM_CONTROLLED to something other than 'no', or
enable the 'network' service. In either case, NM's static network
support is not your problem.


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