[Novalug] new install of Fedora 8
rosejw at cox.net
rosejw at cox.net
Thu Feb 28 17:45:20 EST 2008
---- Jay Hart <jhart at kevla.org> wrote:
> finally getting around to playing with my new install of FC8.
> Two problems:
> 1. PC doesn't have a connection on my network
> /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0 reports that the NIC is
> configured for:
> ip 192.168.1.30
> subnet mask 255.255.255.0
> network 192.168.1.0
> gateway 192.168.1.1
> This is as I initially set it during install, this looks good.
> /sbin/ifconfig shows this:
> ip 169.254.59.150
> bcast 169.254.255.255
> mask 255.255.0.0
> if I ping 192.168.1.1, get network unreachable error
> How to fix this? I tried /sbin/ifcfg DEV del address/32
> returned 'ip: command not found' *Doesn't like the ip address for some reason.
> But, any of the combos I've of this command don't work, it seems to have an
> error regardless of option supplied.
> I also have to manually activate the eht0 interface after booting, instead of
> it already being enabled. According to the System->Admin->Network util, this
> interfce is already selected to be enabled at startup, and the address is set
> to 192.168.1.30.
> So, how to set my ip address to ensure its 192.168.1.30
I'm not at my box at the moment, however, you need to set the bootproto= none, assuming you don't already have that. There's also a onboot option in there that should be set to yes.
> Problem # 2:
> I want to add /sbin to the path, so that when I sudo, I can then run commands
> in /sbin. I looked around some of the files in /etc, and in the users home
> dir, but didn't see where this is being stored and run at startup.
> So, what file do I need to modify to add /sbin to my path?
> TIA, (typing this on a P.O.S. Windows box)
site wide for everyone the files are /etc/profile.d
However for something like this you're better off modifying the individuals .bashrc or .csh or whatever file. Just put the appropriate environment variable for path.
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