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Re: [trinity-users] SOLVED partially (was: Kubuntu 14.04 and trinity:problems with wired network)

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:17:01 +0100
On Wednesday 14 September 2016 05:43:07 Felix Miata wrote:
> Slávek Banko composed on 2016-09-13 19:28 (UTC+0200):
> > Dave Lers composed:
> >> Uwe Brauer wrote:
> >> > I tried this already, the problem is that in Kubuntu 14.04 things are
> >> > different, maybe caused my the switch to systemd.
> >> >
> >> > In 10.4 and 12.04 I had in /etc a file resolv.conf which contained
> >> > the IP of the DNS server and in
> >> >
> >> > /etc/network/interfaces
> >> >
> >> > The static IP of the machine, the gateway etc.
> >>
> >> I missed the start of this thread so my answer may be clueless. In
> >> Jessie (and other systemd OS's?), static IP and DNS have moved to
> >> /etc/dhcpd.conf. All I did to setup this machine was to add the
> >> following to the bottom of dhcpd.conf:
> >>
> >> interface eth0
> >> static ip_address=192.168.0.8/24
> >> static routers=192.168.0.1
> >> static domain_name_servers=208.67.222.222 8.8.8.8
>
> I wonder what created this? I can't imagine why a system would be
> configured for fixed IP and yet have an ostensible DHCP configuration file
> at all, much less specifying static configuration parameters. Does that
> installation also have /etc/sysconfig/interfaces, and if so, is it last
> written subsequent to /etc/dhcpd.conf? Or before?
>
> >> ...I hadn't tried "service networking restart", which generates a
> >> warning. While networking was fine at this point, I ran the suggested
> >> command which had no visible affect (networking still fine).
> >
> > Ha, I still use the file /etc/network/interfaces, same way as I'm used
> > from previous versions of Debian. This is for me an unknown novelty. It
> > has some advantage over the interfaces file?
>
> For the first time since Hermine, I booted host g5eas, which has both 16.04
> and Jessie. Both are configured with static IP. Both have
> /etc/sysconfig/interfaces. Neither have /etc/dhcpd.conf.

This makes more sense!

I hope that your life has gone somewhere back towards normal. 

Lisi