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Re: [opensuse] oS 12.3 - why the long delay....
On 24/09/13 22:23, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
* Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> [09-24-13 07:24]:
On 24/09/13 02:29, Per Jessen wrote:
Sorry - you go to Yast->Network devices - then edit the address
assignment mode for the individual device(s). Usually you will have
static, dhcpv4, dhcpv6 and 4+6. (all from memory, ymmv).
Thanks for this but the water is too cold and too deep so I'll stay in the
boat where it is safe :-) .
You can "stay in the boat" where you may *never* reach shore, but the
described action does work as I have been using it for several years on my
server machine(s), which are still on 11.2.

That's nice.... for you :-) . But when one has never touched anything-networking telling one to "edit address assignment mode...." goes totally over the head.

Now, if someone posts a screenshot of YaST where such a change was done then one can start to understand what "address assignment mode....." means and where it is configured :-) .


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