Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Thanasis <thanasis@××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Cc: Paul Stear <gentoo@××××××××××××.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] eth3 - how to set up?
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 13:17:53
Message-Id: 4D4FEABA.8080301@asyr.hopto.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] eth3 - how to set up? by Paul Stear
on 02/07/2011 02:00 PM Paul Stear wrote the following:
> Hi, > I have just changed my motherboard and processor and am having trouble with my > network connection. > I am having to enter in a root terminal the following each time I boot the > system:- > > ifconfig eth3 192.168.1.6 broadcast 192.168.1.255 netmask 255.255.255.0 up > After this everything works as it should. > Where is this setting help? > I have read the guide but nothing seems to make a difference. > I'm sure this is a lack of understanding on my part so please help. > Paul
Have you made a symlink in /etc/init.d (net.eth3 -> net.lo) ? Put in /etc/conf.d/net config_eth3=( "192.168.1.6/24 brd 192.168.1.255" ) Add to runlevel: rc-update add net.eth3 default