[Server-devel] Server configuration for static IP instead of DHCP

tkkang at nurturingasia.com tkkang at nurturingasia.com
Fri Jun 12 19:32:43 EDT 2009

Yes, I followed the instruction and created a ifcfg-eth0-local and change the /etc/resolv.conf with the original nameserver to

It boot and set my ip to I could not ping an external IP not resolve domain names. The orignal dhcp setting just works well. I hope setting a static IP would be as easy.

I want a static ip as I want to play around with external web access to the Xs-server loaded with other elearning application.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Rodolfo D. Arce S. [mailto:rodolfoarce at eyuhoo.com]
>Sent: Saturday, June 13, 2009 01:58 AM
>To: tkkang at nurturingasia.com, 'XS Devel'
>Subject: Re: [Server-devel] Server configuration for static IP instead of DHCP
>You have to create a file
>/etc/sysconfig/network-sripts/ifcfg-eth0-local and configue in it your
> static IP like any other fedora machine
>hope that works.. cheers.. R
>On 6/12/09, tkkang at nurturingasia.com <tkkang at nurturingasia.com> wrote:
>> Everything works well with DHCP on eth0. However I want have a fixed ip
>> instead. I followed the instruction Configuring a Static IP address. Each
>> time I reboot I have assign a satic IP of However not able to
>> resolve when I ping mail.google.com.
>> Read the thread below. What else do I need to do to get it functioning as
>> before?
>> Cheers
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Martin Langhoff [mailto:martin.langhoff at gmail.com]
>>>Sent: Tuesday, June 2, 2009 07:27 PM
>>>To: info at grapeprojects.com
>>>Cc: server-devel at lists.laptop.org
>>>Subject: Re: [Server-devel] Server configuration
>>>On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Neo Masilo <info at grapeprojects.com> wrote:
>>>> Active antenna plugged in on the usb port and the XO's do connect to the
>>>> server, but not the internet (DNS)>>Reuben Will the XS act as a gateway
>>>> to
>> >From what you are saying, you are right in setting up the static
>>>address. Your ISP is blocking direct DNS queries -- so  for the
>>>correct DNS settings you need to instead set the 'forwarders' properly
>>>in /etc/named/named-xs.conf
>>> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
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