[Grml] grml 1.0: grml-network hickups

Dimitar domidimi at googlemail.com
Tue May 29 21:08:13 CEST 2007

* Werner Flamme <werner.flamme at ufz.de> [07-05-29 21:00 CEST]:
> Hi all,
> I installed grml i386 via grml2hd onto my laptop that ran with grml 0.9 before. It is a IBM ThinkPad T23.
> After booting from harddisk, I used grml-network to set up a static IP address for the on-board eth card. Now I can 
> access the laptop via ssh, everything works fine.
> Several hours later, my ssh connection is down, the laptop does not respond to pings. I use the console and - much 
> to my astonishment - the static IP address was exchanged with an address from the DHCP range of my router! I used 
> grml-network again to enter the static IP address - and next morning, it again was away and a dynamic IP address 
> was used!
> Well, since that first surprise this happens all few hours. I always chose "enable at boot" at the last prompt.
> What can I do do have my system remember the static IP address assigned via grml-network instead of looking for a 
> DHCP address?

edit /etc/grml/autoconfig and set CONFIG_DHCP='no'
This must help.
My opinoin is that this option have to be set by grml-network.
But Mika knows better.

Best Regards,

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