OLPC where to go development advice.

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Sat Jan 31 17:06:05 EST 2009

2009/1/31 Mikus Grinbergs <mikus at bga.com>:
> I do realize that 'ifconfig' only shows interfaces that are up --
> and that it is 'ifconfig <iface> up <ip-addr>' that would be used to
> configure a static ip address (and bring <iface> up).
> The problem was that when I tried to assign a static address, the
> 'ifconfig <iface> up' was returning "<iface>: unknown interface: No
> such device".

Strange. I can't reproduce this. In fact, I bring NM down to apply
manual settings to interfaces quite often. The interface goes down but
never disappears from "ifconfig -a"


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