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network config with two network cards as route to gateway

On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 07:31, Jerry Feldman wrote:

> I actually have that situation on my laptop where I plug in at home with
> a static IP, or I use wireless, or I'm at NEU where I use DHCP ...
> The first thing I did was to set up profiles. You can do this through
> YaST or use scpm(8) from the command line. I also have Grub configured
> to load the appropriate profile on startup. 

I used to do something similar, although I had rolled my own scripts 
for switching realms. But now I don't bother. Rather than configure 
my laptop with a static address when I'm at home, I just added the 
MAC address of my pcmcia ethernet card to /etc/dhcpd.conf and assigned 
it a static address there, so my dhcp server at home always gives my 
laptop that same address. This completely eliminates the hassle. 

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