F9: Network address problems
nombrandue at tsukinokage.net
Thu Jul 24 20:35:47 UTC 2008
I have had issues with Fedora lately (past 4 version now) that most
of the time I have gotten past after a while, but don't have anything
uniform to solve this. Here is the situation:
When installing a new system to replace an old one, I set up the new
system with it's own unique IP address (say 192.168.1.5) while keeping
the old server online to serve traffic (say 192.168.10.2). After getting
the new system up and online, tested Q/C'ed and ready to deploy, I take
it off the network and re-IP it. No big deal. What I do to do this is:
ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.2 netmask 255.255.255.240
and make changes as appropriate. After that I adjust all the programs to
use the new address and test them with it as well. It works perfectly...
until a reboot...
Usually what happens is Fedora will boot happily, for the most part, but
network socket Dependant items, like ssh, httpd, mysql, radius, ldap,
etc fail when coming online since there is no IP address assigned that
matches what they were configured for (the new/changed IP). When I
re-run the network script in init.d (or service network restart, same
thing) everything network wise comes up fine, no problem. It is just on
boot that it fails.
Does anyone have any ideas on what I could have missed, and/or what I
could improve with this?
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