olsam at quickaudio.com
Tue Jul 22 17:07:25 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 19:15 +0200, Oliver Sampson wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 21:26 +0930, Tim wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 12:22 +0200, Oliver Sampson wrote:
> > > I wanted to change my network card from DHCP to a static IP on my
> > > Fedora 9 box. So I did. The network icon (in Gnome) then shows up with
> > > an [x] saying the connection is broken. I then changed the DHCP server
> > > so that the systme would return a static IP address when queried, yet
> > > the network icon still shows up with an [x], despite the fact that the
> > > network still works.
> > Decide on which method you want to assign static IPs, here's two
> > simplified explanations:
> > a. Set your client to have a fixed IP, and pay no attention to a DHCP
> > server on the network.
> > b. Set your client to be configured by your DHCP server, and configure
> > the DHCP server to always give the client the same IP.
> Right. I have. I've selected method b. And it works (as clumsily
> described above!) Except for that Gnome Network Icon part.
Well, it would seem that the problem was that my Network Device in
"Network Configuration" didn't have "Controlled by NetworkManager"
Now it works hunky and dory!
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