[TriLUG] Fixed IP to cable modem?
Mon, 10 Dec 2001 16:57:00 -0600 (CST)
> What's the easiest way to switch from a fixed IP to DHCP client ?
> I've searched the how-to's, but have only found one method, which
> seemed kind of complicated. I've removed linuxconf for security
> reasons. Otherwise, I would have used it. I guess I could
> re-install, but would prefer to learn how to get by w/o it.
> This is for a RedHat 7.2 install. Every search of RH for help
> returns some gui based instructions. Since I've tried to set this up
> as a secure server, I do not have X installed. I prefer to learn the
> old fashioned way anyway. There's more power in the command line,
> I've been told...
redhat72 comes with dhcpcd as the dhcp client.(not that that matters for
edit your /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 (or whatever your
interface name is) and make it say:
or you can ifconfig down and ifdown the interface and run dhcpcd from the
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