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Re: [SLUG] Cannot create static IP address for Ubuntu 10.4


On 11/12/2011, at 9:00 AM, slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who replied.
> 
> It seems by way of consensus that a static ip assigned to the MAC is the simplest solution.
> 
> :)
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Patrick
> 
> On 11/12/11 07:51, Amos Shapira wrote:
>> My favourite way to achieve this is to assign a
>> static DHCP lease on the modem (I.e. set it by the
>> MAC address) that way it's also manageable for
>> other kinds of devices, concentrated in one place
>> and the dhcp server is aware of the address being
>> in use.

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
        address 192.168.1.100
        netmask 255.255.255.0
        network 192.168.1.0
        broadcast 192.168.1.255
        gateway 192.168.1.1

This absolutely does work for me, on 10.04 and all following
James