Bob Proulx write:
This is the content of /etc/network/interfaces:
You don't have a gateway at all? None? Since I don't believe it I am
going to ignore that suggest having one. But of course if you really
are on an isolated lan segment then you really won't have a gateway.
The gateway is set by ppp when dsl-provider interface brought up.
Do you *really* need to set the mtu to the default 1500? Unless you
need to change it I recommend not adding that setting.
You are right. The commented gateway line and this mtu line, with other
value, where used some time ago when the ADSL router established the
pppoe connection with the ISP, and i did connect to the Internet thorugh
eth0. Now the pppoe connection is managed by the server itself, the
gateway line is commented and the mtu is not longer necesary. I will
You are using a style of configuration that I believe to have been
I didn't know that. I always used this style and is used in
http://wiki.debian.org/NetworkConfiguration, but it seems i'm getting
I will try the new style and see if it works.
Thank you very much.
Santiago Castillo Oli email@example.com
Técnico de sistemas 976 71 50 06
Biblioteca de Aragón
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