Re: PPPoE -> DHCP : how to switch ???
Bob Nielsen <nielsen <at> oz.net>
2005-02-01 01:34:10 GMT
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 05:09:09PM -0500, troutrou wrote:
> > You need to remove any ppoe configuration. When you select Ethernet you
> > should then select DHCP. The tool should write to
> > /etc/network/interfaces a line containing:
> > iface eth0 inet dhcp
> Oh dear. I think I screwed up ! :-/ I think I have made a mess of all
> these dhcp and pppoe stuff. :-/
> I have just installed Warty again, on another hardrive. During install,
> the DHCP thing did its magic, and when I first logged in, the broadband
> was there, working ! Without me being asked any log-in or password,
> truly magic !
> So I am writing this from the web based forum, not e-mail. Now I need
> to fix my "main" Warty. How do I remove any ppoe connections ?
> since I have now a Warty that works, can I just copy some files over to
> the screwed Warty. For example if I copy say the entire /etc/network and
> /etc/ppp folders, will that do it ? Or are there other conf files
> elsewehre that need tweaking ?? :-/
I suspect that will work. I would 'apt-get --purge remove' pppoeconf
and any related stuff (that's the command line version--I never learned
to use the gui stuff for networking).