[clug] Pop quiz.. (DHCP and servers).

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 13:22:07 GMT 2009

>> Mind you I only started thinking about this again due to the current
>> "issue" in Ubuntu Intrepid where you can't set a static IP with a
>> "desktop" system without it keeping getting reset. Painful until you
>> remove network-manager.
> I hope you reported that: Network Manager is supposed to ignore any
> interface that has a definition in /etc/network/interfaces, and mine
> certainly do — the static configuration for the virtual machine networks
> is left alone by NM happily.

It is already in scads of places.:


And in the release notes (at least for Knetwork-manager):

cannot manage connections with static IPs


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