[mythtv-users] Gee, I THOUGHT I was a linux fan.
mythtv at varga.co.uk
Mon Aug 15 23:56:19 UTC 2005
shadestalker at gmail.com wrote:
>On 8/15/05, Richard Bronosky <mythtv at bronosky.com> wrote:
>>>>1. After the initial install, I noticed it said it was testing
>>>>DHCP. I knew this was bad, because my router was set to do MAC address
>>>There are options to set the IP address when you installed KM...
>>Right, but I was asking how to do this AFTER installation. I fixed the
>>IP address by completely reinstalling from scratch, which is a real
>>stupid thing to have to do. But when you spend 3 hours feeling like an
>>idiot, it's time to humble out and admit you are one. So, how does one
>>setup the network on KnoppMyth (or maybe any Debian) AFTER initial install?
>Edit /etc/network/interfaces to tell debian / knoppix how to bring up
>your default interface. 'man interfaces' for information and some
>good examples. After that, it's as simple as running 'ifup
><interface>' or 'ifdown <interface>' where <interface> is usually
>Give yourself time to absorb this stuff so you don't get frustrated
>and blame yourself or Knoppmyth. It's usually just a question of
>getting used to a certain way of doing things or knowing where to
>start searching to find the answers. I haven't used Knoppix except to
>run off CD once or twice, but I highly recommend the Debian docs at
>http://www.debian.org/doc/ as a starting point.
Or you can just run the setup again - mythtv-setup, it has options to
change the IP address on the first screen IIRC...
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