simple network question

Andres Gonzalez gonzo at agoralabs.com
Sat Nov 29 18:33:42 MST 2008


Thanks for your response--I will do that.

Your suggestion on yum search helped me to get man pages installed. I 
could not do anything without man pages on my development box. :-)

Thanks again Doran,

-Andres




Doran Barton wrote:
> On Saturday 29 November 2008 02:25:08 pm Andres Gonzalez wrote:
>> Last month I install Fedora 9. The installation went fine and my network
>>   interface was working fine.
>>
>> For some reason now, every time I boot this box, the system comes up
>> with the networking is turn off. So, I have to go to
>> <System><Administration><Network> and activate the eth0 device.  There
>> is a Save option which I always click on.
>>
>> I currently have to do this every time I bring up this box.
>>
>> How do I make the system activate the eth0 device by default every time
>> the system boots up?
> 
> Turn off NetworkManager:
> 
> 	/sbin/chkconfig NetworkManager off
> 
> Turn on "normal" networking:
> 
> 	/sbin/chkconfig network on
> 
> Then, edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0. Make sure:
> 
> 	ONBOOT=yes
> 
> Have fun!
> 
> 



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