switching network profiles

Tony Dietrich td at transoft.demon.co.uk
Sat Jan 15 21:16:46 UTC 2005

On Saturday 15 Jan 2005 11:58, Neal Becker wrote:
> I'm trying to switch between 2 net profiles, both with static IP.  It
> doesn't work.
> I used the menu entry "system tools/network device control".  It doesn't
> seem to reset the IP.
Use System Tool>>Network.
configure two devices, each with the same hardware but the different static 
Disable 'Boot on startup'
Enable 'Allow users to activate this device'

Now you should be able to Start/Stop the Network
1/By running 
 #ifup ethX  (where X is the number of the device you created for the static 
 IP you want.
2/ Through the Network Device Control
3/ Via the Systems Settings>>Network dialog

Works for me YMMV
> Or, perhaps I'm not using it correctly?  What is the procedure to define
> network profiles, and to select them?

Tony Dietrich
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