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Hack #5: Howto Modify network configuration

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LinuxMCE Core (hybrid or dedicated) needs two network interfaces – one for external connection and another one – for internal. If by some reason you have only one during installation the system creates a virtual internal interface – eth0:0. To modify the network configuration when you decided to add a second Ethernet card you have to make simple changes in the pluto_main database. To see a current network configuration run following select command in the mysql shell:

SELECT IK_DeviceData FROM Device_DeviceData WHERE FK_DeviceData=32;

The result should be similar to this:

eth0,dhcp|eth0:0,192.168.80.1,255.255.255.0

Just replace eth0:0 to eth1

UPDATE Device_DeviceData SET IK_DeviceData="eth0,dhcp|eth1,192.168.80.1,255.255.255.0" WHERE FK_DeviceData=32;

and reboot your core. After that will should see two interfaces.

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Written by nite_man

October 3, 2007 at 7:46 am