[OpenIndiana-discuss] The static network that never works
Oscar del Rio
delrio at mie.utoronto.ca
Thu Dec 2 13:35:52 UTC 2010
On 12/1/2010 6:39 PM, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Oscar del Rio<delrio at mie.utoronto.ca> writes:
>>> Installing from oi-b147... once installed the icon on right upper of
>>> gnome window display has dialog for setting up a static network... but
>>> when I follow it, I get a network that even says its connected... but
>>> it goes no where... can't ping anything even on home lan.
>> System - Administration - Network... type root password...
>> Show: Wired (bge0)
>> IPv4 IP: Manually assigned.
>> Default route: (gateway IP address)
>> Add: (IP address + subnet)
>> Show: Connection Status
>> Locations... Automatic - Edit
>> DNS: Manual domain: yourdomainname.com
>> Servers: 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11 (DNS servers)
>> Custom nsswitch file: none, Use Default (/etc/nsswitch.dns)
>> OK - OK - OK
>> Network works fine.
> Good to know it can work...
> Walking thru it again I see I've forgotten about /etc/resolv.conf
> I guess I thougt the gui was taking care of it.
The GUI took care of it in my case. I didn't have to edit any files.
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