Starting network

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Fri Dec 17 10:46:26 UTC 2004


soraberri wrote:
> Jeff Kinz wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 11:38:48AM +0100, delir!um wrote:
>>
>>> as soon as I change the IP of my machine, Linux tells me to restart the
>>> computer or the network in order to update the IP address. Till now I
>>> was forced to reboot, because I have no idea how to restart networking
>>> on Linux. How does it work (any commands)?
>>
>>
>>
>> As root, or via sudo, "service network restart"
>>
>>
> 
> service is command not found for me!

You need to switch to root first. Use "su -", not just "su". The command is in 
/sbin, which won't be on your PATH normally.

Paul.




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