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Re: [SLE] How to set IP address during installation over local network??
  • From: Michael W Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 07:38:51 -0400
  • Message-id: <bpgk32p90pfvnqljalmmf27sshvle8d2v2@xxxxxxx>
On Sun, 09 Apr 2006 21:22:56 -0400, you wrote:

>Adinda Praditya wrote:
>> Hi list,
>>
>> I'm trying to install suse 10.0 over the local network (via HTTP). I
>> loaded the NIC module driver but i didn't find how to set my own ip
>> address. I couldn't find the manual how to set this up. I read
>> installation over the network on "installation help" and it said
>> nothing about setting the NIC or IP address. Please help.
>
>While the configuration is in there, I forget exactly where. However,
>it's quite easy to set up a DHCP server in Linux, which eliminates the
>need to configure an IP address.

You're looking for the ifconfig command. The reason(s) not to use
DHCP are simple; NFS permissions are assigned by IP address. It's
also harder for a drive by to do anything if you use static addresses.

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