Either hard code the IP address, look in
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 (as I told you on the phone :P
Or work within the DHCP environment and tell your DHCP admin to allocate
the same IP to the MAC address of the NIC on the Linux box..
/sbin/ifconfig will tell you the MAC address (It's the numbers after the
The second way is probably the better way of doing it.
Conor Lynch wrote:
>> Hi there,
> I currently have a linux machine connecting to a Windows LAN using
> DHCP. The server has been set a new IP address and I want to switch it back
> to the old one. Any tips on setting a static IP address on a linux machine?
>> Any help greatly appreciated,
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